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  1. Don’t “Dumb” Down Your Speech: Use These Words Instead Of “Dumb”

    One of the first insult words kids learn (and then use ad nauseam) is dumb. Cries of “You’re dumb!” echo across preschool playgrounds, bested only perhaps by “poopy head” and the like. It’s the diaper-clad set’s version of a four-letter word, but unfortunately, many adults revert to using it as well, calling everything from the weather to politicians to themselves dumb, when that’s not really …