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There are two kinds of people in the world . . .

There are two kinds of people in the world . . .

No, it’s not the beginning of a bad joke or patronizing statement That statement is my take on the foundation of communication because there are fundamentally two types of communication styles: introverts and extroverts. Oh yes, there are a lot of shadings and nuances...

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How to drive a word nerd crazy

How to drive a word nerd crazy

If you really hate me go ahead and misuse these words Almost everyone's guilty of nearly unpardonable sins, such as confusing their/they're/there, use/utilize and then/than. We must earn forgiveness by using the English language properly, not abusing it. But if you...

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Weird words or pandemic panic

Weird words or pandemic panic

‘Pandemic’ is, not surprisingly, the word of the year for 2020, according to the folks at Merriam Webster. It’s cousins COVID (not really a word but an acronym) and virus are right up there, too. Every year, the world's leading dictionaries add new words. It's quite...

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Look, ma, that’s me on TV

Look, ma, that’s me on TV

Shine when the spotlight shines on you Do you feel butterflies of excitement or the roiling of bile at the idea of being on TV or featured in a newspaper story? It is exciting and horrifying at the same time, but every business needs customers and/or clients and to...

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Are you smarter than a high schooler?

Are you smarter than a high schooler?

Parts of speech Or how to tell one fucking word from another For many this is a real eye-roller! When the teacher started talking about parts of speech, we would think, “Who cares! This is not something I’ll need to use in a job or real life.” But parts of speech are...

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Just don’t

Just don’t

Just say no! Just do it! Just in time! All mottos or sayings that we’ve read, used or heard hundreds of time. Memorable yes, within context but I want you to just say no to just. Often our female urge to minimize is apparent in our speech patterns. “I just wanted to...

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