Made-Up Words That Make You Cringe

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. On to this week's topics of discussion...

1. Last week we discussed intentionally misspelled words that drive you crazy (KidzTyme, wyngz, etc.) Along those lines, what are your least favorite made-up or mashed-up words, like Xfinity or emotrics ("analytical measurement of emotions")?

2. For everyone who works or has worked in a job where gratuities are encouraged, what's the best (or weirdest) tip anyone ever left you?

3. Recommend one food you suspect most of us have never tried.

4. Our last question comes from the season three finale of The West Wing. Is there a crime, which if it wasn't illegal, you would do? Dr. Stanley Keyworth's answer was pretty good: "I'd park anywhere I want."

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On Fridays we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. On to this week's topics...

1. What's the strangest thing someone could learn about you by Googling your name? And has anyone who shares your name done anything remarkable? There's a Jason English who's almost exactly my age. He allegedly bit someone's ear off and flushed it down the toilet. It will be tough to rise above that in the search rankings.

2. What's something you regret quitting?

3. If you could change one rule in any board game, what would it be? (If you have a specific house rule you think the world should adopt, let us hear it.)

4. Do the kids celebrate Mischief Night/Devil's Eve in your neighborhood? What's the worst incident you remember?

5. Got a question for the group? Ask away. Have a great weekend and happy Halloween!


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