The most ridiculous line used in so many movies today is the "Are you okay?" question. It is always asked of someone who's been through some ghastly ordeal and is black and blue all over. For once, I'd like the victim to answer, "No." I guess the new definition of being okay is "not dead."
How do you like the current substitution of the word discomfort for the word pain by health professionals? As I let out a scream during my recent sigmoidoscopy, the attending nurse inquired passively, "Are we having a bit of discomfort?"
How can a meal be healthy? The meal itself does not have good health; it is good for your health. A meal is healthful.
Have you noticed that nobody disappears anymore? They go missing.
Thing, cool, hot, and awesome are all overused words to such an extent that they have become almost nebulous. When is someone or something cool vs. hot? That is the big question.
I decided to take a new attitude last night after hearing a discussion on TV about the need to put the little annoyances of life into perspective. My alarm clock has a feature that awakens me every morning with sounds of nature, such as a babbling brook, birds, and crickets. It is the irritating sounds of the crickets that actually wake me up. But this morning, with my new attitude, I was so relaxed about the crickets that I fell back asleep.