Words (from Marie Lyon)

Cindy,  I agree that words like “you know”, “like”, “to make a long story short” are overkill in conversations.  Here are some that I notice each time they are used –  “I’m good”, “really unique”, “very rare”, and “no problem”.  I especially took note of one of our summer guests, a German woman with a…

On Words

Many people do not appreciate the value of a wide vocabulary. Even if it was just a familiarity with words, I remember enjoying the spelling bees we had when I was still in school. I enjoyed reading dictionaries–and still do, just because there are so many interesting words out there. I blame a society that…