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What Trendy Beauty and Fashion Terms Are You Embracing?

Daryl McCormack

File this under the category of the “nerdiest question of all time,” but what are your favorite vocabulary words these days? I mean, just think about it. The English language is like a vast wardrobe filled with words, and we get to pick and choose which ones to wear! It’s like dressing up your sentences!

So, a while back, I learned this fabulous word called “crepuscular.” Doesn’t it just sound dreamy? It’s like the perfect word to describe these dark winter days when the light is all dusky and magical. And let me tell you, I’ve been using it left and right, trying to convince my boys to quit their drama queen acts and cut the “histrionics.” I mean, seriously, sometimes they act like they’re auditioning for a Shakespearean tragedy!

But wait, here’s a funny story for you. So, I was reading this newsletter from the brilliant Pandora Sykes, you know, the British journalist/podcaster/book genius we recently featured on our style-savvy blog. She recommended a pair of sneaks that looked totally rad, but with one tiny catch: they ship from the U.S., which she described as a “bit of a ballache.” Now, when I read that word, I thought to myself, “Ooh, what’s this fancy new vocab? ‘Ball-uh-shay?’” I was all ready to add it to my repertoire of snazzy words, like “palaver,” which my British relatives adore.

Oh boy, was I in for a surprise!

Turns out, it wasn’t some posh term for a fancy fuss. Nope. It was plain and simple: ball ache. You know, it’s like those pesky moments when life just gives you a swift kick in the you-know-where. Ouch! Talk about a fashion faux pas in my linguistic ensemble.

But hey, that’s the beauty of language, right? Sometimes, even the simplest words can catch us off guard.

Now, my curiosity is piqued. What are your go-to vocab words these days? Are you strutting around town with “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” in your linguistic high heels? Or maybe you’re twirling in the latest fashion trend of “onomatopoeia”?

Share with us! We’d love to know how you’re jazzing up your conversations.

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(Top photo from the movie “Bad Sisters.”)