I’m continually confused by the popular wisdom on what words are kid-friendly. I know the obvious words to avoid, but I was informed by a little fellow that jealous is a bad word. Come again? First, little man, I was speaking to my friend, not you. Second, I am jealous of the weather that they are having and wish we had warm weather, too. I can use a different word such as envious or covetous, but the meaning is the

I’m a word nerd. You have just used some fantastic word, and I’m no longer paying attention to you but geeking out on the fact that you used a cool word and may be a closet word nerd yourself. I’m also probably a little attracted to you at this moment. I still remember my husband using the word albeit when we first started dating. Totally hot!!