When Did “Chemical” Become Such A Toxic Word?When people see the word chemical, it tends to inspire fear, but should it?
Is Ironic The Most Abused Word In English?“That is sooooo ironic.” This sentence is used frequently — and usually incorrectly — in American English. Often the word “ironic” is misused to remark on a coincidence, such as “This is the third time today we’ve run into each other. How ironic.” It is also mistakenly used to describe something out of the ordinary or unusual: “Yesterday was a beautiful, warm day in November. It …
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