Thursday, October 1, 2009

Cruel Words

I don't mind English, but some words are just cruel.

Explanation: I was playing WordTwist on Facebook the other day and the word "LISPER" came up. It seems to me the creators of that word were just cruel, cruel people. "Let's describe a condition using a word people with said condition cannot say!" Yes, while we're at it, let's make "tone deaf" only pronounceable through song! Ooh, and paraplegic can be only expressed through pantomime! What a bunch of jerks our ancestors were, huh?

3 comments:

Willie Y said...

Sufferin succotash!

Jeremy said...

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia is the fear of long words. I'm not making that up.

lisa said...

oh sweet irony...