The Global Language Monitor claims there are over a million words in the English language. So I shouldn’t really be surprised that we have a word for everything. I do, however, find it interesting that many of our many words have strong negative or positive connotations.
Google’s definition of ‘clutter’ is ‘to cover or fill with an untidy collection of things’. It is not an objective measure of ‘how many things’, but a subjective opinion of ‘too many’ and ‘untidy’ at that. Continue reading