The word 'Veggie'

kingofcrunk
kingofcrunk Posts: 372 Member
I hate the word 'veggie' - does anyone else find it a disgusting word? It repulses me.
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  • Any particular reason why?
  • MoreBean13
    MoreBean13 Posts: 8,702 Member
    Nope. I am an avid veggie lover, veggietarian, veggie fanatic.
  • queenhiphop
    queenhiphop Posts: 286 Member
    Moderately disgusting
  • Sarauk2sf
    Sarauk2sf Posts: 28,079 Member
    Having a bad day?
  • queenhiphop
    queenhiphop Posts: 286 Member
    I think the OP doesn't appreciate the shortened version of the word VEGETABLES to VEGGIES. It is demeaning, disrespectful and disgusting. I agree with her
  • Sarauk2sf
    Sarauk2sf Posts: 28,079 Member
    I think the OP doesn't appreciate the shortened version of the word VEGETABLES to VEGGIES. It is demeaning, disrespectful and disgusting. I agree with her

    How exactly?

    And you are assuming she means vegetables and not vegetarians.
  • MoreBean13
    MoreBean13 Posts: 8,702 Member
    I think the OP doesn't appreciate the shortened version of the word VEGETABLES to VEGGIES. It is demeaning, disrespectful and disgusting. I agree with her

    LOLOLOLOLOL Funniest thing I've read on the boards tonight. Thanks! :laugh:

    I'm always looking for ways to be more respectful to carrots and lettuce.
  • kingofcrunk
    kingofcrunk Posts: 372 Member
    I think the OP doesn't appreciate the shortened version of the word VEGETABLES to VEGGIES. It is demeaning, disrespectful and disgusting. I agree with her

    How exactly?

    And you are assuming she means vegetables and not vegetarians.

    I meant I hate the way people shorten the word vegetables to veggies. Its a horrible word. Why can't they use the full original word?
  • mariagabriella
    mariagabriella Posts: 267 Member
    glad I'm not the only one! vegetables sounds so much better...
  • caraiselite
    caraiselite Posts: 2,631 Member
    veg or veggies for me :D

    i also shorten cucumbers to cukes.
  • caraiselite
    caraiselite Posts: 2,631 Member
    the 2 people that don't like it are from england. is there a brit slang word that is similar or something?

    now i'm actually curious if its a regional thing!
  • kingofcrunk
    kingofcrunk Posts: 372 Member
    the 2 people that don't like it are from england. is there a brit slang word that is similar or something?

    now i'm actually curious if its a regional thing!

    No we just say the whole word. Vegetables.
  • Arexxx
    Arexxx Posts: 488 Member
    I think the OP doesn't appreciate the shortened version of the word VEGETABLES to VEGGIES. It is demeaning, disrespectful and disgusting. I agree with her

    I'd just like to apologize to any vegetables I've disrespected by using the colloquial term "veggies". I do hope they forgive me.
  • ickybella
    ickybella Posts: 1,446 Member
    Yeah, it's one of the most insulting abbreviations I've ever heard. If you think about what it meant 20 years ago during the great vegetable segregation act, you wouldn't use it. :huh:
  • dougii
    dougii Posts: 662 Member
    You don't like veggies but then again you have something called "bangers and mash"? Seems a bit odd to me.....LOL this whole line of thinking is hysterical. Time to get ready for today's 5k......
  • TheLessOfMe
    TheLessOfMe Posts: 71 Member
    veg or veggies for me :D

    i also shorten cucumbers to cukes.

    I didn't think anything could be worse than "veggies", but now I've found it. "cukes" ugh it makes me a little sick in my mouth!!

    but then I very rarely shorten anything, even names!
  • Damiilla
    Damiilla Posts: 66
    the 2 people that don't like it are from england. is there a brit slang word that is similar or something?

    now i'm actually curious if its a regional thing!

    No we just say the whole word. Vegetables.
    Actually people here say veggies and veg quite a lot. So not really.
  • IronmanPanda
    IronmanPanda Posts: 2,087 Member
    Probably just you.
  • veg or veggies for me :D

    i also shorten cucumbers to cukes.
    Eww! It sounds like puke! :laugh:
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