Quite Irksome

Today's word: Irksome [urk-suh m] (adj.) Meaning: annoying; irritating; exasperating; tiresome; bothersome; tending to irk According to Wiktionary it originates from the Old English word weorcsum ‎(“painful, hurtful”). Other forms: irk, irksomely (adv.), irksomeness (n) Spanish translation: irritante, fastidioso And now a list of things that I find quite irksome: When the lid of the toilet or the seat itself …

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Relish vs. Relish

When I hear and see the word relish the first thing I think of is, green topping for a hot dog. Which, to me, presents a negative connotation to the word. I am not a fan of the chunky green pickle substance. But oddly enough, the alternate definition of relish is actually: liking or enjoyment of the …

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