Quiz: Respond to These Words That People Detest and We'll Guess Your Age
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Respond to These Words That People Detest and We'll Guess Your Age
By: Emily Maggrett
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About This Quiz

When a guy describes your shoes as "delicious," does a shudder run down your spine? If your mom calls something "cray," do you feel embarrassed on her behalf? Or are you "totes amazed" that anybody would object to such phrases?

In this quiz, we want to know which words make you groan. Everybody hates at least a few common words, either because they refer to things that are gross in real life, such as "mucus" or "phlegm," or because they have a childish ring to them, like "hubby" or "preggers." Some people despise clever millennial slang terms like "AF," while others can't stand words that strike them as pretentious, like "curated" and "artisanal."

Interestingly enough, the type of words you detest may depend largely upon your age. Older people are often repulsed by "buzzy" business slang and millennial internet talk, while younger people are confused about why you'd ever say "parental units." Teenagers may be disgusted by out-of-date slang, while people in their twenties feel more tolerant of abbreviations than other groups. But do you hate the same words as other people your age, or were you born in the wrong generation? The only way to find out is to take this quiz!

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If a guy uses the word "methinks" around you, it makes you think that he's ... ?

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If a woman refers to her partner as her "hubby," it makes you think that she is ... ?

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You're at a hip restaurant. The menu makes frequent references to their "curated blend of spices," "well-curated wine list" and "farmer-curated vegetable medley." All these uses of the word "curated" make you think that this restaurant is ... ?

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On your first date with a girl, she won't stop saying that things give her "the feels." Dogs, cats, babies, fashionable shoes ... A wide variety of things seem give her "all the feels." How does her vocabulary make you feel about her?

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True or false: It's fine to say "whilst" in the course of casual conversation.

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