Is there any generic word describing household activities such as doing dishes and mopping floors? I feel the word chore implies a burden and am looking for something more natural.
closed as general reference by Jasper Loy, kiamlaluno, waiwai933♦ Nov 13 '11 at 18:26
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Seriously? Since when are doing dishes and mopping floors not a burden or chore? Might this be an exercise in denial? Housework, I agree, is a fine word. There's also job or task. But to find a word that's nice and casual is almost insulting to the doer, unless you're making an "activities" chart for yourself. I'm so curious.