One of the least pleasant-sounding words in the English language is probably "gubbins" - British slang for "miscellaneous items". A for-instance would be "Here's the rest of the gubbins to go in the file".
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Do you think that the prats (updated to add: BBC newsreaders in particular) who pronounce the word "sexual" as "Seksual", also pronounce "usual" as "U-sual"? And "sensual" as "sens-yual" and so on. If they don't, they bleddy well should, just to be consistent in their extreme annoyingness (to coin a word?).
Friday, January 10, 2014
And this epiphany came about thanks to Shruthi Rao.