Do you have a word or words that get on your nerves? The word, "societal" irritates me. I remember the first time I heard it used, I accused the person who said it of making it up. I also told him that if he was going to make up words, he should make up words that didn't sound so stupid. I know, that was mean. He thought it was funny though and dragged the dictionary out to prove to me it was a word.
It is still a stupid sounding word, even if it is legit.
I usually love words, even stupid ones but for some unknown reason I hate the way "societal" sounds. I have just now discovered that I don't even like writing it.
Does anyone else have words that rub them the wrong way?