7 Concepts That Need Words

A few weeks ago I read this article about 7 cultural concepts we don’t have in the U.S. (My favorite is hygge, the Danish concept of coziness and comfort. I’m so good at hygge I sometimes don’t leave my house for an entire weekend). Concepts that are difficult to translate from culture to culture fascinate me. I… Continue reading 7 Concepts That Need Words

I Guesstimate the Devastation to Your Staycation Will be So Stinkin’ Stunning!

What verbal tic drives me crazy? I’m so glad you asked! Some people hate the word moist, but it really doesn’t bother me. What bothers me are made up compound words like staycation. Guesstimate. I notice professional people using this in place of estimate all the time. Orientated. I’m not sure this is actually a… Continue reading I Guesstimate the Devastation to Your Staycation Will be So Stinkin’ Stunning!