I was completing a questionnaire this morning and I was asked if a particular thing was unique on a scale of 1 to 10. How can one have degrees of uniqueness? Something is either unique or it isn't. This is just one example of how words are misused these days. I'm sure everyone can come up with lots of other examples. One that springs to mind is the misuse of the word fulsome. Media commentators in particular get this wrong all the time.