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Word Snooper Poll: What should replace “awesome”?

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awesome, awful

This first post is dedicated to Whit Richardson, who asks, “Why do we use awesome (just some awe?) when talking about something that blows our socks off, but we use awful (full of awe?) when talking about something with no redeeming qualities?” … Continue reading

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