“The difference between the right word and the almost-right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” ~ Mark Twain
Net-net, folks: SAY what you MEAN. MEAN what you SAY. We have over one million words in our English language from which to choose. So, don’t be careless or lazy or lame. Be care-FUL and selective…perhaps even picky… when picking the declarations (and mutterings) that will run off your tongue. If language is what truly separates us from animals, well then the right words just might separate you from the misspoken masses.
Copyright 2011 by Kimberlie Dykeman.
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