The Enjoyfulness of Made-up Words

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Recently, I mentioned that one of my clients — whose first language isn’t English — had used the word “enjoyful” during a conversation.

“Enjoyful” isn’t a ‘proper’ word, I said (because I had to really, didn’t I?) But I liked it, and now I use it myself.

I posted about this on social media, and then I received a snow-flurry (snurry?) of messages from people who were eager to tell…

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Nina Jervis

Nina Jervis

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Writer and professional empathiser (not necessarily in that order).