How thrilling do these articles sound?
Contamination and Camouflage in Euphemism
Another Effing Euphemism
Looking Out for Number One: Euphemism and Face
American Euphemisms for Dying, Death and Burial
Woo, writing a paper for my Grammar class on Euphemism!
And when I feel like taking a break from euphemisms, I get to read about the history of science fiction! Huzzah! Oh, the glamorous life of a college student!
And here's the saddest part: I actually do find all of this very interesting. It's why I'm an English major, I suppose. I'll just be glad to have all this research over and done with. And at the same time, I'm kind of excited to be spending the next hour and a half reading about how euphemisms work.
What about you, dear readers? What kinds of nerdy stuff do you find really interesting?