|Imagine the boots in ladies size 11 |
and keep the jeans and that's me.
It seems that many of my friends pin fabulous, decadent, drool-inducing delights from a wide variety of sources and I'd venture to say that 1 in 10 comments in response to their pins includes the word "Delish!". It makes me crazy. I blame Pinterest (sorry P - you know I adore you!) for bringing this abomination of the English language to the forefront of my language-related pet peeves (don't get me started on "there", "they're", and "their"!) as the frequency of food posts and subsequent comments outnumbers any other social networking site that I use.
The words are "Delicious" and "Nutritious". Abbreviating them in this way brings a lazy shame to the English language which has already been bastardized nearly beyond recognition as it is.
Here's the rub... I love playing with words - combining words or jumbling letters amuses me. Why is it okay for me and not for Rach-ish Ray-O? Probably because my silly words aren't intended to build an empire and
[Steps off soap box and stores it for another day.]