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Now, as for that term "nooky": apparently it's OK to say in Canada but around here it's pretty obscene. Ah, the nuances

Indeed. I wonder if the rapper who used that word repeatedly in one of his songs would be disappointed to find out in Canada he sounded tame.

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nookie & diddle
Don't know about down south, Anna, but around here no one but a deacon's wife would consider "nookie" really obsecene; it's a sort of comic word.

On the other hand, I made a spectacle of myself laughing out loud in the office over Bel's marvelous term "diddle night". As soon as I get home, I shall rush into the kitchen, where the calendar lives, and write it in for a number of dates in March.


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One word that is constantly misused and is unique is .............."unique".


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Welcome, Kupatchka. Yes, I suspect many of us may share this irritation sometimes. Try Atomica look-up though, for a sensitive context piece ('Usage Note').

Now when you say "constantly"....


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