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Post by ej400 » June 4th, 2019, 7:00 am

A lot of people hate the word "moist", but I honestly don't know why. I think it's the "moi" sound. Not sure though. I really dislike the word "crisps"... that one just bother's me. I dunno, I guess it's just the end of the word mostly, just the sps. Just "crisp", is fine, but the added s makes it sound like your whispering, and the work itself takes longer than it should to say.

What words bother you? (Keep it clean :wink: )

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Post by LikeManyWaters » June 4th, 2019, 7:43 am

I'm currently annoyed with benign, benignly, and benignness. The author of my solo having used them over half a dozen times. Not that I hate saying it, just thought he could have possibly found some other descriptive synonym to use. :) But by the time you've finished writing a really long book, you might not realize you've used it that much.

Sometimes easy words trip me up if I start to think about them too much. Like "asked" or whether or not I'm pronouncing "t" and "d" in certain words.
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Post by KevinS » June 4th, 2019, 7:54 am

'Disrespect' used as a verb.
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Post by JayKitty76 » June 4th, 2019, 11:47 am

Yes, "asked" is annoying!
"Fairly" kind of annoys me- it's nice if you use it once or twice in a book, but every other sentence is just plain annoying.
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Post by lymiewithpurpose » June 4th, 2019, 12:01 pm

'Often' gets me every time! Don't quite know what to do with the t.
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Post by KevinS » June 4th, 2019, 12:04 pm

lymiewithpurpose wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:01 pm
'Often' gets me every time! Don't quite know what to do with the t.
I offin ignore the 't.'
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Post by JayKitty76 » June 4th, 2019, 12:10 pm

KevinS wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:04 pm
lymiewithpurpose wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:01 pm
'Often' gets me every time! Don't quite know what to do with the t.
I offin ignore the 't.'
I'm pretty picky with pronunciation (ack, tongue twister! :lol: ) so I like to leave the t in. "Off-ten."
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"After all this time?"
"Always," said Snape
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Post by mightyfelix » June 4th, 2019, 12:46 pm

I can never say the word "however" right. :roll:

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Post by KevinS » June 4th, 2019, 12:52 pm

JayKitty76 wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:10 pm
KevinS wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:04 pm
lymiewithpurpose wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:01 pm
'Often' gets me every time! Don't quite know what to do with the t.
I offin ignore the 't.'
I'm pretty picky with pronunciation (ack, tongue twister! :lol: ) so I like to leave the t in. "Off-ten."
It must be nice to list-en to you. (Wink.)
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Post by ej400 » June 4th, 2019, 1:38 pm

KevinS wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:52 pm
JayKitty76 wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:10 pm
KevinS wrote:
June 4th, 2019, 12:04 pm


I offin ignore the 't.'
I'm pretty picky with pronunciation (ack, tongue twister! :lol: ) so I like to leave the t in. "Off-ten."
It must be nice to list-en to you. (Wink.)
I say it like "off tin"... but that one is annoying

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Post by realisticspeakers » June 5th, 2019, 5:07 pm

This is a peculiar topic.

As I read these posts, I find that they are peculiarly odd.

I have my own peculiarly hated words, but I shall not opine.

Ponderous why I am peculiarly peeved presently.
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Post by KevinS » June 5th, 2019, 6:04 pm

realisticspeakers wrote:
June 5th, 2019, 5:07 pm
This is a peculiar topic.

As I read these posts, I find that they are peculiarly odd.

I have my own peculiarly hated words, but I shall not opine.

Ponderous why I am peculiarly peeved presently.
Ah ... those pesky plosives.
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Post by ej400 » June 5th, 2019, 7:54 pm

realisticspeakers wrote:
June 5th, 2019, 5:07 pm
This is a peculiar topic.

As I read these posts, I find that they are peculiarly odd.

I have my own peculiarly hated words, but I shall not opine.

Ponderous why I am peculiarly peeved presently.
I can't even say the word peculiarly!

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Post by JayKitty76 » June 6th, 2019, 4:46 pm

ej400 wrote:
June 5th, 2019, 7:54 pm
realisticspeakers wrote:
June 5th, 2019, 5:07 pm
This is a peculiar topic.

As I read these posts, I find that they are peculiarly odd.

I have my own peculiarly hated words, but I shall not opine.

Ponderous why I am peculiarly peeved presently.
I can't even say the word peculiarly!
I used to be able to, but then after reading that you couldn't, I couldn't either!! Agh!!

"Peck-yoo-lee-arh-ly." (OK, I'm pretty sure that's how you say it.)
--Rachel--
Dumbledore watched the doe fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.
"After all this time?"
"Always," said Snape
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Post by DACSoft » June 6th, 2019, 4:54 pm

JayKitty76 wrote:
June 6th, 2019, 4:46 pm
ej400 wrote:
June 5th, 2019, 7:54 pm
realisticspeakers wrote:
June 5th, 2019, 5:07 pm
This is a peculiar topic.

As I read these posts, I find that they are peculiarly odd.

I have my own peculiarly hated words, but I shall not opine.

Ponderous why I am peculiarly peeved presently.
I can't even say the word peculiarly!
I used to be able to, but then after reading that you couldn't, I couldn't either!! Agh!!

"Peck-yoo-lee-arh-ly." (OK, I'm pretty sure that's how you say it.)
:lol: :lol: This word trips me up EVERY ... SINGLE ... TIME I come across it. Usually takes me about 6 or 8 tries before I get it right. :oops: :oops:
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