ANSWERS: 8
  • Every word has its appropriate use, even if it is only in one specific instance.
  • Can't - there is no such thing.
    • Glambarber
      What do you mean?
    • Archie Bunker
      There is no such thing as "can't." "Can't" means that you don't want to put in the effort to try.
    • 1465
      And yet you use it in your comment. Isn't irony a crazy thing...?
    • Linda Joy
      Yes is the word you don't use?
  • Bureaucracy. I can barely spell it.
  • The word "try" is one word that I don't use because it is overused. Instead of "trying" for the theater group, one can say "audition" for the theater group. Instead of "try" this recipe, one can say "prepare" this recipe. Instead of "trying" the food, one can say "sample" the food. A train station in my area displayed a huge banner that read "TRY OUT NEW FARE GATES" instead of "USE OUR NEW FARE GATES."
  • Terms like 'why the heck', why the hell' and 'why the whatever...' Why not just say WHY?
  • I try not to use offensive terms for race, gender, sexuality etc.
  • You're stifling your children's freedom of speech by forbidding them to use certain words. You may not like the negative context that some words have, but you shouldn't censor your children. You can't insulate them from the rest of the world - that's what happened to the millennials who are unable to function in the real world.

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