Apostata, iconoclasta, adoratrice di sneakers, seriamente affetta da sindrome di Stendhal acuta in presenza di ogni filmato pre-1927, cultrice di Karen Walker e fedele consumatrice di banda larga con un debole per i classici della letteratura. Difetti a parte, una persona normale. Forse.
My least favourite thing in the world is trying to come up with something more creative than “he/she says” while writing a story, so I decided to put together a list of all the possible variations, organised into different categories for your convenience. Yay! Please let me know if there are any words you think I ought to add.
And remember, kids: more often than not ‘say’ is just as good a word as any!
Simple speaking words
Say, state, utter, voice, quote, articulate, explain, repeat, mention, tell
Snicker, laugh, chortle, giggle, titter, twitter, chuckle, snigger, cackle, guffaw, snort, choke, splutter, hoot
Mumble, mutter, murmur, whisper, breathe, hiss, sigh, stammer, whimper, whine, grunt, croak, coo, mewl, wheeze, squeak, huff, rasp, purr
Shout, call, scream, yell, roar, bellow, howl, shriek, holler, bark, rage, trumpet, thunder, yowl, cheer, exclaim