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Choosing Words

If I come home and say to my wife, “One look at your face and time stands still”, or say, “Your face would stop a clock”, I would have basically said the same thing, but one of the statements would have a very unwelcome result. As you can see, the choice of words is very important.

Most of us grew up with the phrase, “The pen is mightier than the sword.” Words can convey truth; words can convey emotion; words can convey opinions; and words can convey half-truths, which are worse than lies.

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