It’s your turn to play with euphemism. For each scenario described below, write one or more sentences that express the scenario (1) as directly as possible, (2) with a euphemism that makes something unpleasant seem milder, and (3) with a colorful euphemism (it might be funny, sarcastic, impolite, or just expressive).
- Shirley lives in a cheap apartment. She doesn’t have a job.
- Clarissa’s pet turtle, Louis, died last night.