Count Me In: No More 'Veggies'

I note with approval my friend Margo Howard's tweet:

Today a campaign begins. Let us stamp out the word "veggies." It is not too time consuming to say "vegetables." An awful word, "veggies."

I haven't asked her the reason, and will report further urgent updates on her own animus, but let me add mine. I live on vegetables but "veggies" makes me cringe.