Posts tagged ‘rant’

December 23, 2008

Nice is Not Nice

Let me rant.

To start off, the English language is absolutely fascinating. The Chinese alphabet may be more beautiful, the Esperanto syntax may be more logical, but no other language can claim to be more idiosyncratic. It gives us words like halitosis, which is a fancy way of saying he’s got bad breath. Or you can drop the bombshell and say his breath gives you a bad case of necrosis (fancy way of saying it kills you, bit by bit). Then it gives us a word called “nice”.

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