How do you feel about the word bossy? Any other words that you think should be banned?
I think this is an interesting writing prompt because people interpret and assume the meaning of words differently. While one person could be called bossy and blow it off without a second thought or even take it as a compliment, someone else could be profoundly hurt by the word. But the meaning of bossy to one person isn’t the meaning of bossy to the next person.
Personally I try not to let a word bother me. I look at who is using the word and their intent behind that word. Intent is everything when it comes to interpretation. Either way, I know that for me, I never want to hurt anybody’s feelings but as a lover of words, I like to incorporate as many as I can into my vocabulary. So, for that very reason, there are very few words I think should be banned.
Writing Prompt: How do you feel about the word bossy? Any other words that you think should be banned?
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