Tag Archives: Just Words

More Words on the Way

We all know George Bush was a man of few words – and that would be the second President George Bush, not the first one, who no one really remembers because that was so long ago, or so it seems. … Continue reading

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Carefully Saying That What You Say Is Not What You’re Saying

In spite of our pride in our having codified free speech and a free press – we started with the rule that you can say what you want and print what you want – there is an American tradition of … Continue reading

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Saying the Right Thing at the Right Time

People worry about all sorts of things, and the rankings of common phobias never change – 1) Fear of public speaking (Glossophobia), 2) Fear of death (Necrophobia), 3) Fear of spiders (Arachnophobia), 4) Fear of darkness (Achluophobia, Scotophobia or Myctophobia), 5) … Continue reading

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