The suffix -ish has been part of the English language for centuries. Yet in recent years, it seems to have spread like linguistic kudzu, threatening to replace “like,” as in, like, total verbal tonnage.
When you’ve been to several funerals in a short period of time, you can’t help but wonder what will be said at your own. What adjectives will be used to describe you? What will the attendees hear that will make them nod their heads?