Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy.
They told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy, I was deprived.
Then they told me underprivileged was overused. I was disadvantaged.
I still don't have a dime.
But I have a great vocabulary."
Jules Feiffer, Cartoonist
(Quote of the day, on the word game of the day from Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Quotations)