The Three Salty Pillars Of Our Vocabulary

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IF the currency of communication was distilled down into its base(st) elements then three words/phrases would comfortably vie for the dubious distinction of podium positions.  If these three pillars of contemporary wisdom – incorporating commonality, curse, communion, confrontation and conversational comfort blanket – were committed to an instructional Government poster they could be hung on… Read more.

YES!

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  Yes… The three-letter word with a dictionary of meaning. One syllable that’s fill-able without posture or preening. A positive chorus. The one-word thesaurus. Yes once said is highly contagious. It can be flippant or thoughtful; or sometime outrageous. Or convey bold intention – innately courageous. It’s the original viral.  Initiator and kindling.  Of social… Read more.

Words, Phrases And Excess Baggage

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LANGUAGE is never static.  Words – like hemlines – depend on the whims of fashion.  One day a word will cover everything required: the next the wind of change leaves over exposure in its wake.  History competes with current trends; implied and overt meanings squabble for attention and our culture gets richer or more impoverished depending… Read more.