Shopaholic – (“Yer Ing-glish Sux!!!” Vol. 1)

“Shopaholic”


This is a really stupid Slang Term which is used to describe a person who is addicted to shopping.  The use of the pseudo-suffix “-aholic” is an example of a rather un-intelligent use of language, as it is taken from the word “Alcoholic” – commonly used to refer to a person who is addicted to drinking alcohol.


Alcoholic - GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!


However, this is also wrong.  The word “Alcoholic” – by definition (and I don’t mean the one in the dictionaries), describes a person’s physical condition rather than that person’s addiction.


 WANNA KNOW WHY? – READ THE FULL POST


Have An Excellent Day!

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