Real Simple has 18 phrases to avoid in everyday conversation, such as:
- “I don’t have time to talk to you.” (Instead, say why and ask to talk to the person later.)
- “Are you pregnant?” (Instead, don’t say anything, ever.)
- (During a job interview) “My current boss is horrendous.” (Instead, stick to positive statements.)
Got any specific phrases you avoid or replace with alternatives? Leave a comment below.