Friday, October 19, 2007

Poor Word Choice...

So, Nick is not a regular to Bio-Girl. I guess he gets enough of me at home to hold him over. He has been known to drop in from time to time, but he mostly never thinks of my blog. Well, I told him I got a DC post up here and that he really should come and take a look at it. He did (he does sometimes listen to me). He noticed (maybe you all noticed, but decided to not point it out) that I had apparently become rather attached to the word "pumped". I used it six times in the post...even more odd was that four picture captions in a row contained the word. Perhaps I should work on my synonyms! Anyway, I had a teasing message on my phone, so I went to take a look. I was SURE it was not that bad. I reread the post before I put it on the blog, and I SURELY would have noticed if it was strange before I had published it....wrong. It was odd. How could we have really been THAT pumped?

Anyway, I went through and changed several of the "pumped" uses to alternate but equally exciting words (for example amazed, fascinated and thrilled...see, I can do it if I try). I was tickled that he noticed, and even more tickled that I hadn't. I thought it was over...then I got an email from him. Clearly he was still tickled about it as well....
He does make me laugh...


  1. LOL! I didn't notice the "pumped" over usage either!!

  2. I am always pumped when you write a new post!!