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Jill Shargaa TEDTalks

Jill Shargaa

Jul 2014

Jill Shargaa, comedian and designer, presents a talk to challenge her audience to reconsider the usage of the word “awesome”. She points out that we are no longer using it properly in the English language. Shargaa seeks to return the “awe” back into the word.

So when you use the word “awesome” to describe the most mundane of things, you’re taking away the very power of the word. This author says, “Snowy days or finding money in your pants is awesome.”

Jill Shargaa: Please, please, people. Let's put the 'awe' back in 'awesome'