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Sunday, 4 September 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Ugh!

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Ugh! – exclamatory expression generally describing shocked disgust. But often exposing the prejudices of the exclaimer.

‘Ugh! What does she look like?’

‘That smell is disgusting. Ugh! I don’t know how you can live so close to the sewage works.’

Q: ‘Socks with sandals? Ugh! Have you no fashion sense?’
A: ‘Actually, I find the combination keeps my feet at just the right temperature, and, frankly, I couldn’t care less about the opinion of someone so clearly ruled by irrational prejudice.’
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