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If someone needs clarification (clar i fi ca tion), n., they need a clearer understanding of the writing, the principle, or the statement made. Make it clear as a window, just cleaned with a window cleaner. SAY WHAT YOU MEAN. MEAN WHAT … Continue reading
Appreciate (ap pre ci ate) v., 1.) to value justly; 2.) to increase in value. Depreciate (de pre ci ate) v., 1.) to speak slightly of; disparage; 2.) to lessen in value or price. SAY WHAT YOU MEAN. MEAN WHAT … Continue reading
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963
During a job interview a few years back, an interviewer was reading my resume.’ Reading each occupation, he asked me what tasks did I perform. I answered as completely and truthfully as I could. When he got to the position … Continue reading
Negativity (neg a tiv i ty) n., marked by denial, prohibition or refusal; not affirming the presence of what is sought or suspected to be present. SAY WHAT YOU MEAN. MEAN WHAT YOU SAY, and spell it correctly.
To Bear or not to Bare? That is the question. Bear ( n., adv. v.) can be any of a large family of heavy mammals with shaggy hair. But also, it can be to move while supporting;to be equipped with ; to … Continue reading