I often marvel at the outstanding quality of names of different items. When you think about a nose, printer or teeter-totter, for example, those names seem to fit perfectly.
What else would you call a nose ? A smell canal? Facial tip? No! Nose knows no sufficient peer!
Also, the name teeter-totter is very descriptive and fun to say. Even the other name of see saw seems super.
At the same time, though, we have several rather bad names for items in the English language, and it’s time we fixed them. In order to help solve this colossal problem, our judges have put together this list of the Top 5 terrible names for everyday items.
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Zombie movies, television shows and comic books have become extremely popular in recent years, and they seem pretty simple
The main characters are always trying to avoid becoming zombies and they usually end up fighting other humans, too. And while I understand why the main characters don’t want to be killed, eaten or turned into zombies, I think it’s also important to examine the other point of view here. Continue reading “Are zombies really all that bad?”
No matter how many times I use a few certain words, I always seem to spell them incorrectly.
Spellcheck usually helps me, but it’s frustrating that I keep typing these words wrong. Our judges also have certain words that give them trouble, so they put together this list of the “Top 5 Words I Always Spell Incorrectly.”
I am hoping that by making this list, it will help me spell these words correctly in the future. I’m also curious about the words that you run into that give you problems. Continue reading “Which words do you consistently misspell?”
Every once in a while, a word looks funny to me because the spelling seems weird, it is used in different ways or if I just focus on it for a moment, it seems like a strange word.
Our judges say that this happens to nearly everyone, so they helped me put together this list of the Top 5 Words That Look Funny To Me Right Now. Continue reading “Top 5 Words That Look Funny To Me Right Now”
While way too much attention has been paid to one holiday song this year, I believe we are ignoring several much more significant problems with Christmas carols.
These songs are fun to sing and listen to, but several significant issues need to be addressed. In order to shift the discussion over to the more important matters, here are the Top 5 Problems with Christmas carols. Continue reading “Top 5 problems with Christmas carols”
I am able to fulfill most of the requirements of being an adult, but I still find myself failing at several basic responsibilities.
I am able to wake up with an alarm, go to my job, work around the house and handle most adult chores such as ridding the house of spiders, but I often end up struggling with a few basic items.
With that in mind, I worked with our judges to create this list of the Top 5 Items I Should Be Able To Do As An Adult But Can’t. Continue reading “Top 5 Items I Should Be Able To Do As An Adult But Can’t”
As time marches by and progress brings new technologies and innovations, we sometimes lose a few items that we end up missing.
And while I am not suggesting technology and innovations should regress, it would be nice if things just gressed for a while sometimes so we could keep a few of these favorite items.
With that in mind, our judges have put together the Top 5 Items Lost To Progress. Continue reading “Top 5 Items Lost To Progress”