We have a lot of language that comes from family jokes. For instance, his mom thinks decrepit is pronounced decrappled and so now we just say that because it’s much funnier and it’s OUR family word now. Not at all surprised that it’s common to have special speech patterns amongst couples.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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