treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor
synonyms: clever, flippant, sarcastic, sardonic, satirical, wise-cracking
(Actually this isn’t my favourite “F” word, but, I did promise to keep it mild 😉 )
Silly, yet cute example: 🙂
Do you ever find yourself making a facetious comment, to lighten the mood?
I can be a real smart-ass sometimes and it doesn’t necessarily go over well.
That said, it’s preferable to wallowing in morosity.
(Ooh – another good word. Too bad “M” is already taken.)
This is only one of two words that contain all the primary vowels in alphabetical order.
Do you know what the other one is?
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FACETIOUS stems from the from Latin facetia ‘jest’ and from facetus ‘witty.’
A little levity goes a long way towards easing difficult situations. Agree? Disagree?
Looking forward to your comments!