“Fizzy”, “gusto”, “disco” and other words we love
Like yin and yang. Bono and Cher. Jekyll and Hyde. While they’ll always be a long list of words we hate, there’s just as many that we’ll always love. Some are satisfying. Others are fun to say. And lots are hard to spell. Here’s a bunch of our favourites, add yours below.
Mercenary: Such a whimsical sounding word with such an unfortunate meaning.
Whack: As in, that shit is whack.
Terrific: Because it’s so positive without being hyper.
Fizzy: It’s just filled with happy, sugary sentiment.
Outstanding: A word you can say with great gusto. The word gusto is also outstanding.
Grumpy: Close to the perfect word because looking at it can reverse the effects of feeling.
Discombobulate, boondoggle, gerrymander: Some words just sound beautiful, or give your tongue a sneaky little massage on the way out.
Suppository: A great word for all the wrong reasons.
Fresh: Saying it out loud has the power to make you feel it.
Preposterous: It’s all about the double “p”.
Pique: It’s cute.
Provisions: Because who doesn’t want to think about baskets with eggs in them, and slabs of bacon…
Lascivious: Satisfying to say.
Lecherous: Ditto. Also sounds a little old-world.
Deplane: So much classier than “unload” or “get off” an aircraft.
Correct: It’s unambiguous and can rescue conversations that are going awry.
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