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Why Say Anything?

Let’s all just be nice. Let’s all just smile. It is best, you see. No one can hear you scream, no one can feel your concern. Better silent and smiling than snarling and upset. You see, it’s all so simple. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase by Mark Forsyth

It’s clever, this book. It’s also a good book. It’s clever, chatty, witty, funny, succinct, and unpretentious. It sets out to give names to all the rhetoric we never learned in schools. This book is a study of expression and … Continue reading

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