20 May 2008

Weird Words

Weird words
Weird words
Whatcha gonna do?
Whatcha gonna do when they bug you?

And the beat goes on...

Do you have words that you absolutely will not say when referring to something/someone?

I have a *real* problem with the word weiner when used to describe a dachshund.

And I don't know why cause I wasn't the kid who EVER referred to a boy's anatomy much less called it a weiner.

Hot dogs have always been hot dogs in my world-NEVER weiners!

I also have a problem with the word pee.

I have always said, "I have to go to the bathroom." I would never say I have to go p**. See, I can't even write it. I raised my kids to avoid the word pee. My birth month flower is a sweet pea and I won't even acknowledge that because of the p word.

I don't remember my parents ever using the word. Maybe it was the times I grew up in.

I also will not use the word "cop" when referring to a police officer. That one I have figured me it shows disrespect to the profession. But, do I know why I think it does? Not a clue...

Am I the only person in blogland who has weird words that bug them, that they won't utter because they just feel it goes against every fiber in their being?

Well, now's the time to say it loud and say it proud. Leave me replies telling me about those words that won't cross your lips. Those words that you have skirted around as long as you have drawn breath. Those words that you will not tolerate your children uttering(I have a high speed come apart if, to this day, my children say "shut up" or the f-word).

Am I the only one?


Laura ~Peach~ said...

when ever I hear G-D I just about come is a curse and It makes me nuts ... on the very rare occasion it slides or has slid past my lips I was either to deeply traumatized or had already fallen off the deep end but when back on the ledge of life I would have to apologise if nothing else to God.

another one that makes me NUTS is when I hear black people call another black the N word... usually followed by please... i mean come on already either it is a huge insult or it is not but in my world it is not ok for ANYONE black white greeen red purple or blue to use it unless referring to a pile of sticks. BLAH...

I am sure there are more that make me nuts but usually its not the word per say but the context in which it is used... if that makes sense...

Glad you are home and in relative normalicy...miss you wish you were close enough to meet up at the CB :)

dlyn said...

Like Laura, I hate hearing the Lord's name taken in vain. What really drives me nuts though is when people say they are, or are not a certain "person". Like in I am just not a "cat person" or a "blue person" or a "vegetable person" Like you could define yourself in one weord anyway? Don't know why but it drives me crazy. Thanks for your kind words on my blog today - :)

Alice said...

Ok. Mine's a little different. I don't like to say oil. Or any word that has that letter combination in it. Foil. Boil. Coil. It's something to do with being southern and not being able to to say it well - but I will not say those words out loud. I will say "I'm going to get my car serviced" instead of "I going to get my oil changed." I'm a weirdo like that!

kimmy said...

I have never been able to use the word, "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" in a sentence correctly :)


Razor Family Farms said...

I avoid G-D or G-D users. It makes me instantly angry.

I also dislike it when people refer to their children as punks.



Wonderful World of Weiners said...

Just thought you'd want to know...

Just saw a COP walking his WIENER dog. I couldn't stop to say hi cuz I had to run home and PEE!!

Hallie :)

Laura ~Peach~ said...

Hallie you just crack me up are twisted ... did I mention how I just love that in you!
I got hugs today from a room full of cops... cause I cooked them dinner ...they were happy folks :)
(can't believe I am going here) and they were fixen to PIG out LOL.
Did I mention I LOVE my COP. And the ones who work with him.
Ok I apologise in advance..... Its hailing here off and On so I have an excuse... HUGS me

Mama Bear said...

Well, my hubby is a ex cop, and he calls himself that, so that doesn't bother me. GD I HATE!! Oh I just hate that word, makes me shake for real. Pee isn't too bad, rather hear that than p!$$. I usually say I need to go I also hate the F word!! I hate it. OK, now I am sure there are more, but watching American Idol also....LOL

Love ya,

PS. Hallie, you are a hoot!!!

Debra W said...


I LOVED what you wrote in the comment section of my blog today! Truly beautiful and I think that if anyone has a moment to stop by to read it, they will say the same thing.

Shut-up is one of those phrases that really bothers me. My Mother used to love saying that one to my brother and I when we were growing up and it just made my skin crawl. My girls are still not allowed to say it. Nobody should ever be told to just shut-up. It's rude and dismissive and there are much nicer ways to ask for quiet.