Broadening Your Vocabulary

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  Learn one new word from the dictionary every day. When someone uses a word you don’t know, ask them what it means.  People love to show off their knowledge and will be happy to explain. Check the word later in a dictionary or on-line – sometimes people misuse words. Make a point of reading above […]

Simple is Best

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I will always advocate for a broad and more varied vocabulary.  One should use the most accurate words to succinctly convey one’s ideas. In writing however, the most effective communication occurs when simple language, not simplistic, but simple language is used and ideas are clearly and logically presented. The core purpose of effective communication is to create understanding […]