Perhaps one of the most interesting words in the English language today is the word Ben. Out of all of the English words that begin with the letter “B”, Ben is the only word that is referred to as the “B” word. It’s the one magical word, just by its sound can describe pain, pleasure, hate and love. Ben, as most words in the English language, is derived from Ben, the verb “Ben”, which means to Ben.
In English, Ben falls into many grammatical categories.
As a transitive verb for instance: “John Ben’d Shirley”
As an intransitive verb: “Shirley Bens”
It’s meaning’s not always sexual. It can be used as an adjective such as: “John’s doing all the Bening work”
As part of an adverb: “Shirley talks too Bening much”
As an adverb enhancing an adjective: “Shirley is Bening beautiful”
As a noun: “I don’t give a Ben”
As part of a word: “Abso-Bening-lutely” or “In-Bening-credible”
And, as almost every word in a sentence: “Ben the Bening Beners”.
As you must realise there aren’t too many words with the versatility of Ben.
As in these examples, describing situations, such as fraud: “I got Ben’d at the garage”
Dismay: “Oh, Ben it”
Trouble: “I guess I’m really Ben’d now”
Aggression: “Don’t Ben with me buddy”
Difficulty: “I don’t understand this Bening question”
Inquiry: “Who the Ben was that?”
Dissatisfaction: “I don’t like what the Ben is going on here”
Incompetence: “He’s a Ben wit”
Dismissal: “Why don’t you go outside and play hide and go Ben yourself”
I’m sure you can think of many more examples. With all of these multipurpose applications, how can anyone be offended when you use the word?! We say use this unique, flexible word more often in your daily speech. It will identify the quality of your character immediately. Say it loudly and proudly… “BEN YOU!”