Estimates say that American adults tend to know between 20,000 and 40,000 words, which honestly sounds like a lot, even for someone like me who takes joy in learning new ones.
Maybe the fact that we’re storing away so many of them can help explain why some of the simpler ones just elude us. Why it is that we can’t grasp them right when we want to, or cobble together the correct letters to form them?
Or maybe I’m just dumb? But if I am, I’m joined by all these people.
My friend you definitely need to let go.
13. A science person
I believe the word you’re looking for is “sciencetitian.”
When you’re trying to vibe with the universe but it keeps sending you mixed signals.
Sounds the name of some obscure Italian opera.
10. Four score and seven years ago…
Let a new era for this country bacon.
Maybe we should visit a hospital first as you seem to be having a stroke.
8. Spelling counts
Steal me away!
But how long before you learn to spell it?
6. Liquid zoo
That sounds like an absolutely horrific place.
Sounds like you’re already sleepin’.
Sounds like a superpower nobody wants.
Look at the name, then look at the name of the store.
2. What even?
“Yeah, it’s Stephen, with a PH.”
1. Portal Potty
Now you’re thinking with portals.
That’s enough words for today. My brain can’t store any more.
Have you ever forgotten a super simple word?
Tell us the tale in the comments.