Mudcat Café message #4060581 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #4060581
Posted By: Mrrzy
21-Jun-20 - 12:35 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Using definitions instead of the word so defined.

Using initials as in The w-word when avoiding saying Walk in front of your dog is fine, but doing that with any human over the age of spelling is infantilizing, condescending, and patronizing/ paternalistic. Either use the word or don't.