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We’re smart ladies. You’re a smart lady. As such, let’s promise each other that we’ll stop saying these nine wildly overused words and phrases in the New Year. To expanded vocabularies!
This has become a total crutch we use even when we’re not actually sorry. In 2017, let’s all stop feeling the need to apologize for everything from not wearing makeup to, you know, having an opinion.
Prefacing a statement with “just” demeans said statement, and that’s not cool. Feel comfortable in your message and stop hedging your commentary.
In the grand scheme of things, will saying “totes” instead of “totally” save that much time?
We’re pretty sure you mean “figuratively.”
When it precedes an adjective, it’s lazy. Nix the very and use a stronger descriptor. So, instead of calling something “very beautiful,” refer to it as exquisite or stunning.
Question: Do you love your husband the same way you love your barista’s glasses? To talk about things you really love, use words like adore or cherish.
Hyperbolic much? This Internet-popular phrase needs to stop. Pretty sure Beyoncé’s latest Instagram isn’t giving you life in the same way that your heart and lungs are.
Your bagel is everything. Your friend’s basset hound is everything. The second season of Better Call Saul is everything. Guys: everything can’t be everything!
It’s over, you guys. Sorry. (Not sorry.)
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