Don’t Call Me “Babe”
It amazes me how a simple don’t call me babe hashtag in twitter will cause a really huge debate between both genders. It was fun, the debate I mean. It started from a question posted by someone until it escalate and became like a wildfire. The question is something between these lines “Is it okay to call a woman you don't know a pet name?”
I found out that Babe is also the most hated endearment for ladies. Maybe because babe is used by everyone, a slip of the tongue thing, I remember a classmate calling almost the whole student female population babe so as to skip remembering names. Babe is also a pet name widely used specially by the guys who wouldn’t want to make a mistake of calling the wrong name for their number 2, 3, 4 and so on.
You might find it annoying, really! But don’t you think that maybe its part of the culture, an affectionate way to call a stranger babe, well sure it’s kind of distasteful, sometimes arrogant, there are times its also scary, nevertheless, babe is a term use by “urban sophisticates”, it would depend on the tone of the one who called you that.
So remember not to call your girlfriend/s “babe”. Among other most hated endearments are baby doll, baby girl, sweetie pie, muffin, Baby, Pumpkin, Puppy, Honeybun, Sugar pie, Pudding, Sugar anything to do with baby, baking ingredients, pastries and sweets.
Here are some of the best endearments that your girl would probably approve off. Dear, Dearest, Love, Lovey, Princess, Angel, Precious, Honey, Darling, Sweetheart, Heart, Mine.
Some couples used a much, how’d you call that, I’m kinda lost for the right term, private name? Let’s just call it a private name. Like “My Life”, “The One”, “Destiny”, “The Mrs.”, “My Boss”, “The Ball and Chain”. Isn’t that sweet, for sure they wouldn’t admit it to their friends.