Ha ha, charade you are!
- Jul 24, 2010
My favorite word starts with f and rhymes with duck. It's a beautiful, easy to pronounce word that is so flexible that it can be used as pretty much anything in pretty much every sentence. Despite it meaning so many things everyone pretty much instantly understands what it means. It really is the pinnacle of the English language. Despite its greatness some people don't like hearing it. Actually, they don't like children hearing it, but they probably have no trouble saying it in front of their children and don't care to correct themselves, but everyone's children will eventually grow up to use that word casually, as their parents did. Some people like that would be happy to ban this word and others arbitrarily chosen to be put in a special category with it. The fatal flaw with these people's desire is that they don't care about the meaning behind the use of the word, they just want to get rid of some irrationally selected combinations of sounds. I find this ridiculous because if our language had evolved differently and "Vlupadoopadoop" was considered a "bad" word then these same people would be trying to ban it.