Adjectivey, Alliterations, Britishisms, and Loving

Wednesday, October 23, 2002
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Adjectivey, Alliterations, Britishisms, and Loving the Thesaurus Too Darn Much: Couldn’t help but make fun of some of the more condescending writing styles that folks exhibit by writing my own Ode to the Thesaurus after returning from a trip to the West Virginia mountains. I can never figure out why it is supposedly chic to be esoteric, smug, and haughty. Stephan Kinsella points out such pompousness on his website with his Annoying and Pretentious Terms & Figures of Speech. Here’s my contribution to Thesaurus Whooping:

West Virginia

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One Response to Adjectivey, Alliterations, Britishisms, and Loving

  1. Stephan Kinsella says:

    June 26th, 2009 at 12:02 pm

    My list has been updated to this link: http://www.stephankinsella.com/favorites/annoying-terms/

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