Friends of Scriba will know that we’re big fans of the English Language! Why? Because you could be faced with an undeniably tough question, for example, but if you think carefully, you might need only a single word to answer it!
This was actually the very idea behind our latest blog series – One Word Wonder. 10 questions, 10 seconds to answer each, and 10 resulting words, dedicated to that person in the hot seat. OK, the questions aren’t exactly Mastermind standard. Nor will they cause anyone any sleepless nights. But they may just give you a sneak peek into what’s going on inside that person’s own little vocab!
Next up it’s Kate Swinscoe, Marketing Manager and DealTrak…
What is the one word you wish people would use to describe you? Fun – I love socialising, but my bank balance not so much.
What is there too much of in the world? Selfishness.
And not enough? Tolerance. We seem to be getting more so towards some things, but regressing in others.
Which word do you remember struggling to spell? Carrots. I still often accidentally add an extra ‘t’ when writing my shopping list (the shame).
Which word is being used to death at the moment? Brexit.
Pick a word that symbolises Yorkshire, Scriba’s home county… Scenic.
Your favourite single-word song title… Creep.
A word you can’t believe is in the dictionary… LOL. I remember my horror upon learning it was to be added back in 2011, like it was yesterday.
A word you still don’t truly understand the definition of… Offside – in football terms. I get the basic principles, but I can never spot it happening. Actually, who am I kidding? I’ve got no idea.
And your favourite word of all time? Epitome.