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Words Not to Say

20 Sayings From Our Parents That We Can't Help Repeating

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.19.2013 | Fifty

When I was a teenager, my mother used to warn against following the crowd by always saying, "If everyone else jumped off a bridge, would you do it too...

9 Things People Over 50 Never Want To Hear

Shelley Emling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

Whether on TV or not, language is a tricky thing. Words can put people on the defensive -- or make them feel on top of the world. And, although, as the saying goes, "words can never hurt me," they can annoy the heck out of someone. For example, no one in 2013 should still be uttering 'bromance,' or 'oh, awkward' or 'binders full of women.'

7 Things You Should Never Say To Your Teenager

Shelley Emling | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

There's a certain question that's guaranteed to get you a one-word answer like "good" or "fine."