Friday, March 13, 2009

Words That I Hate

Okay, below you will find a list of words that drive me out of my F*CKING MIND:

1. smitten
2.Smitten
3. smitten
4. smitten
5. smitten
6. SMITTEN
7. smitten!

Can I get an AMEN? Can I get a promise you will NEVER use that focacta word again for the rest of your life?!??!?

Seriously folks, I could fill a prison wall with a tally of how many times I see the word "SMITTEN" on blogs every single day. GET A THESAURUS. GET A NEW WORD.

I also hate "I heart this" shit. STOP IT. Don't do that either.

Okay. Now I am going to exhale and try to calm down.

36 comments:

Diana said...

aahahah. Okay, I'll sometimes be a user of "i heart this" mostly because i overuse the word love.
But i am 100% with you on the word smitten. It's taste like ugly in my mouth.

Biba said...

OMG i HEART this post lol

You rock! Proud to say i've not once used smitten on my blog, although (don't hit me here) i don't actually mind it... i totally use 'love' way too much though!

Awesome Sara said...

Wow, you know what I heart your blog. When I come here, I heart that smitten feeling I get when I'm here. I just heart it so very much. I have never hearted this smitten feeling in my smitten life. HA!!! That's for being a mind fucker with my smitten british hospital bed!!! I heart kisses smothered in smitten!! All in good fun!

Improbable Joe said...

I heart the word "smitten".

I fail to see the problem.

...love Maegan said...

aahahahahahhahahah AMEN. SERIOUSLY!

{improbable joe's comment is cracking me up}

also: focacta. HILARIOUS.

Clare said...

heeehee. I am proud to say that I have not used that word on my blog. I think I overuse the word lovely though.

I think your post/blog is just lovely. :)

Lady Melbourne said...

Hello there, very witty commentary indeed but I need to ask- have I used 'smitten'?!?!
I don't feel like getting shot down in flames this morning!
LM
x

~alison said...

ahahahahaha! You tell 'em!!

sexypoet said...

i totally heart this blog entry of yours.. teehee

you know what word i hate.. (most women do) "c u next tuesday" word why is it that men think this word turns us on?? dirty talk is fine but this word is just repugnant. i also hate the word vehicle.. it's a fucking car!

sexypoet said...

by the way, love the black kitty.. is it winking at me or has it just lost an eye?

one little simitopian said...

Drollgirl, you've hit the nail on the head.
Amen!
Although i haven't actually seen too much of the "smitten" stuff, I am indeed so fucking sick of reading "I heart this" every-damn- where.It's quite irritating to me. Just write LOVE! Or ADORE or AM ENCHANTED BY or WET MYSELF OVER. See? So many options! Or if you really like the imagery of an actual heart, try being creative and use an actual picture of a heart! Much more interesting!

Awesome Sara- you're a funny one. How i heart to read your comments...:D

one little simitopian said...

Sexy poet- C U next Tuesday- lol. I'm ashamed to admit that as the coarse Aussie sheila I am, I often use this word as an insult in the place of "bastard " or "asshole". Mostly for shock value. It just really drives the message home :)
However, I know what you mean- the context of it as slang for the female bits...ewwww. But I find the word "pussy" so much worse! It's just creepy and gross...*retch*

Charlotte said...

Moist. That is a disgusting word.

sexypoet said...

simi~ the "C" word comning from a female is far less effective or bothersome to me then when a man uses it to "get him some ass". lol i'd prefer him refer to it as a lovely little flower beckoning him. okay, too much?? howz about va jay jay?

and about the kitty pic... i didn't even notice the girl! LOL i am all about the pets, screw the kids. LOL

Big Red said...

I am smitten with the word focacta...

hahahahaha!

You know what else I am f*ucking tired of?

"..."

I use it way to much. Beginning to loathe myself...

Damnit!

Tikimama said...

Tell it like it is! I admit I haven't come across smitten as much as you apparently have, and now I'll probably use it because it's stuck in my brain. I HATE "heart"! I have a hard time even reading it, like it just doesn't compute.

Squat is a rotten word.

Trish said...

Thanks for sharing those stories! I loved it! :)

K @ Blog Goggles said...

Please do keep a count of the times you see smitten, actually. I would heart that tally.

alissa said...

i second you on the 'i heart...' so annoying.
i hate the words 'panties' and 'belly' always have. theyre just ugly.

Sasha said...

love all the changes you made to your template!

Kitten said...

I am totally with you on the word smitten. I heart is not gramatically correct, neither.

And you know how I feel about people with poor grammar...

E.K. said...

Nice battle you're fighting! You should throw in "musings" and "killer" while you're at it (but I use killer) ;)

Alan Negative said...

I like the word "smitten"! My least favorite word has to be "moist".

Char said...

ehhh, they don't bother me so much since I read two blogs with that in the title. I figure if they tolerate me with the southernisms I throw out, then I have some tolerances to work on too.

legally stylish said...

hahahah i hate the word smitten too. it sounds so.... old? i don't know, just not right and kind of fake. bloggers do need to get new words, lol.

one little simitopian said...

Oops- forgot to mention what a great word "focacta" is! I'm going to start using it all the time.It can be used to substitite " fucked up", and also has me craving focacia.
Damn. I'm on a focacta diet.

Hi I'm Gina said...

1.smitten: I concur
2. i heart this: Guilty (but I still concur)

Want to have a new word to hate? FOND.
i don't like the word "fond". it makes me want to bite my nails. and i don't heart nail biters. oh and "lovely" is one of those words - i manage to breathe without.

I have fond hopes that i can get by an entire blog day without feeling smitten by people who heart me.

You make me laugh. I love it. We should have a cup of hot coco in a lovely (oops), whimsical bakery.

Fresh Paper said...

you are the blog master! thanks for having my blog on your blog list-dealio. And for the record: I loathe the expression "sad-face". it makes me cringe just thinking it!

The Seeker said...

I don't remember to say that, but now I feel like saying...
OMG I heart this post... LOL
just joking dear :)

Hope you're having a great weekend

xoxo

The Seeker said...

Oh and I want to say that the new header is great!!!!!!

(By the way you know I'm not an english spoken, so please take that in consideration ;) )

xoxo

creative kerfuffle said...

i don't think i say smitten, but on my blog i do heart stuff. i can't help it. i do it rarely and usually when i'm thinking i'm so cool (not) and i know it's lame but i do it anyway.

Underfunded Heiress said...

Hahaha. I think I have I heart u on my blog roll.

Don't forget Maxi ;)

Magic Pants Jones said...

The incorrigible bits of my brain make me want to use smitten, I heart blah blah, and c u next tuesday in every post.

(incidentally, sexypoet, I never thought of that as a seductive word. I always thought it was an especially forceful perjorative)

The only words that stab me in the belly are the fake words and unnecessary words...I'm talking about your irregardless, and your utilize. Terrible words, these.

carina said...

haha!
not that anyone ever really uses it, but I hate moist. I saw a car number plate that was MOIST once, and I was like, 'oh no you didnt!'

Milly said...

I am SMITTEN by this post! LOL

gangsta bride said...

I feel you! Girl, you crack me up. For reals.