Oh boy here we go...
For at least the past 5 years i have been blighted with these strange compulsions related to words and the English language in general ; these include: a need to regularly repeat a list of words that i "like" , a need to state a sentence then repeat it whilst subtly changing the structure and replacing the words with their respective synonyms. Also, really bizarrely, i tend to get jealous or angry if one of my friends uses what i would consider advanced vocabulary
In general my family and friends have just passed these of as personality quirks (especially the repeating what i've already said) but i am worried that these "quirks" might hinder my ability to form friendships or ,god forbid, start to behave oddly in an interview situation.
I have scoured the net and apparently i am the only person with thee..,deviances shall we say. its also kind of ironic that this post ended up being really long as i tend to go in a very roundabout way when explaining things.
If anyone can offer advice on how to manage this i am all ears.
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- Thread Starter
- 02-11-2015 01:14
- 02-11-2015 02:57
I have a massive list of favourite words.
Slightly replace words with their respective synonyms.
Semantics are also important.
I think I am like you to a certain extent (just not to the same degree.)
About the "being jealous of friends using advanced vocabulary" I have no idea, as it hasn't really been applicable. Might be, might not be I honestly don't have a clue.