Originally Posted by JonM
The english language unlike any other in the world is extremely adaptable and rapidly changes non stop. Its one of the reasons that english is being adopted worldwide for scientific purposes.
Just embrace it i say. Be glad you dont have to memorize a pictogram for every thought or concept.
The purpose of spoken language is to convey information from one person to other persons. If the person you are speaking with understands what you said, you did it right.
And if you call the stocks "grips," or "handles," or even "turds" if everyone understands what you're saying, why be anal???