November 28th 2012
Nauseous. Nauseated. The first means “sickening to comtemplate”; the second means “sick at the stomach.” Do not, therefore, say “I feel nauseous,” unless you are sure you have that effect on others.
(one of my favorite bits from this)
Posted at 10:54pm.
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come song / allow me some eloquence / good people die ﾩ Mark Richardson, 2010-2014.
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