(Inspired by the translated version of “The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon.”)

Words I tend to avoid typing.

Book. People. Although. Today. If. Paper. Also. There. Write. Life. Notes. Teacher. School. Right. So. Done. Gone. Time.

Words I tend to avoid saying.

Great. Like. Um. Yep. So.

Phrases I use too much.

Oh, really? I can’t. I don’t know. I forgot. I was going to.

Phrases I love to use.

Of course! ¿Dónde está? Oh, poo. Definitely. Oi. Kinda-sorta-maybe. Obviously. Hello, my dear! Hey, muffin.

Words I tend to use heavily but genuinely.

Beautiful. Amazing. Hilarious. Ridiculous. Wonderful.