Affluence. Clink. Constitution. Crocus. Factotum. Flax. Gruel. Hacksaw. Impudence. Onomatopoeia. Plutocrats. Pottage. Public. Serenity. Troops. Utterance. Widget. What other words belong on this list?
It’s a clever video, slickly produced. I’ll be the first to admit that it’s funny. It’s hilarious, even. But the next time Americans Elect produces a viral video criticizing the “Sh*t Politicians Say,” it might want to check its own website for the same words.
The Royal Society of Chemistry cannot issue a public challenge such as this without accepting the complexity of public language. The matter is now in its hands.