The 'F' Word (Facility) and Other Dirty Words in Retirement Living
Each of us conjures a unique mental picture upon hearing a spoken word. Unfortunately, the senior living industry is filled with “dirty” words and acronyms that conjure up unpleasant images or even confuse, alienate and offend people. Even the word ...
What Is This Word?
Levin's immigrant mother had continued to make it even after years of living in London. To him, it was a perfectly ordinary word for a perfectly ordinary meal. But the celebrity, ignorant of such cuisine, thought he'd misheard. He repeated his question.
Nine Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Swear Words
Four-letter words have been around since the days of our forebears—and their forebears, too. In Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing, a book out this month from Oxford University Press, medieval literature expert Melissa Mohr traces humans’ use of ...
Brag is not a 4-letter word
One of Peggy’s favorite phrases is, “Brag is not a four-letter word.” Another favorite phrase is “Buy ... are not as good as men when it comes to selling themselves. For one thing, men job-hop more than women, (hard to take a day off for a sick ...
Selfie named word of the year for 2013
Related: Young drivers snap selfies behind wheel This was the post: "Um, drunk at a mates 21st, I tripped ofer and landed lip first (with front teeth coming a very close second ... and "bitcoin" for the Word of the Year crown. "Selfie" is not slouching ...