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13 common words classy people avoid

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Words have enormous power. 

If you’ve ever been in a court of law and watched an attorney argue his or her case then you know exactly what I mean. 

But words also have huge social and reputational power. 

Here are words to avoid like the plague if you want to be a classier person. 

1) “F*ck”

Most of us have said the f-word at some point. 

Maybe even several times.

There are situations where it can be delivered just right and when necessary. 

But by and large, dropping f-bombs just isn’t classy. 

It also betrays a notable lack of self-discipline and self-control, both of which mark you as rather low-class. 

Do better. 

I know I’m certainly f*cking trying to. 

2) “Huh?”

If you didn’t understand or hear what somebody said, you have quite a few options.

Among the worst of your potential responses is “huh?”

This makes you sound like proof that humanity hasn’t evolved much past the early days of the cavemen. 

I don’t know about you, but that’s not an image I’d like to cultivate (although beards are pretty cool, and cave women likely had a certain primal allure). 

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