Re: Things people say that irritate you
Originally Posted by fourrunhomer
1. Nouns are not verbs. It drives me nuts when people use them as verbs. One recent one is a radio commercial about wearing pink for breast cancer awareness and they're saying "Who do you pink for?" Every time I hear it I want to scream at the radio, "Pink is not a verb!"
When people call adjectives nouns.
I don't like the corporate trend of making nouns out of adjectives. The word "deliverables" drives me up a wall and it's marketing cousin "botanicals" isn't far behind.
Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.