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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

RTW: Words With Friends

Writing Song of the Day: "More Than Words" by Frankie J

Wednesday: I used to HATE spelling this word in elementary school. I would never get it right. But now, I'm cool with it. Mainly because it means it's Road Trip Wednesday day with the ladies of YA Highway. And guess what we're talking about this week: WORDS!

The Highway-ers wanna know:


What words do you absolutely hate? Which ones do you adore?

As writers,  of course there are several words we adore! As of late these have been our favorites:


Now on to the hate, here are a couple of words that we cannot stand to say/hear:


What about you? What words do you absolutely love and hate?


15 comments:

Jennifer Pickrell said...

I always shudder at "moist," too

Laurie Dennison said...

Yes, "moist" is gross. I always think of an old Harry Connick song when I hear indubitably, though, which is a good memory!

Juliana said...

Agree! Adding moist to my list now lol

Sara Biren said...

Yes! Ointment and moist! Laughing so hard right now.

Robin Moran said...

I agree with you on moist. Not a great word. Also totally thinking of How I Met Your Mother now.

I do love juxtaposition. We learnt it in high school. It was one of the many words our teachers would get us to know and remember so we sounded smart in our essays.

Crystal said...

Ew, ew, ew to moist. And juxtaposition is one of my favorites, as well! :)

Jaime Morrow said...

Ewwww, 'moist' and 'ointment' are both disgusting. So gross. You have some great words that you adore too :-)

Colin Smith said...

Is it coincidental that some of the words you dislike have "oi" in them (moist, ointment, hoist), or do you have something against the "oi" sound? :)

"Moist" is a good onomatopoeic word, but it does sound a bit... ikky. :)

Alison Miller said...

It is interesting how many people shudder at "moist!" Great love words! And I think every kid has trouble with Wednesday. Who came up with the spelling on that one?

Sara Biren said...

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Jessica Love said...

I also love UGH. It's pretty much my favorite thing to say.

Alicia Gregoire said...

Fun fact: I sometimes still have problems spelling Wednesday. I have to quietly say WED-NES-DAY to make sure it's right.

word.game.lover said...

LOL..Sometimes we misspelled some words,we are not perfect though.. I use ANAGRAMMER if I'm having a hard time.


Words with friends cheat

Lora said...

Palindrome and random are fun words :). Love those!

Racquel Henry said...

Cool post! I don't like the word "toilet" either! On the other hand, I love the word "marble." I just like how it rolls off the tongue. LOL. :)