Someone else who hates the word probe
Hartford Courant columnist Jim Shea talks about words he dislikes, and probe is on the top of the list.(Thanks, Tyra!)
I didn't always dislike it, but there comes a point in every baby boomer's life when the word probe takes on a whole new meaning, and your feelings toward it change.But he ends with a word he does like: onomatopoeia. It's a trend.