“There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.” ― Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale
There’s a good chance you’ve said at least one of these phrases wrong to your boss – so it’s about time to learn how to get them right.
A ride on the carousel in San Diego's Balboa Park has Martha pondering the origin of the phrases to grab the brass ring, meaning to achieve something difficult, and to reach for the brass ring, meanin
Some situations are just too perfect for words, but these bits of lovely lingo will shorten that list ever so slightly.
I’ve gone into power words or more specifically powerful words and it’s connection to positivity in another post that I’ve written before this one in this post . However, with that said, in blogging.
Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. ~Mark Twain
Tired of using the word ‘excellent’? Here are eighteen synonyms for awesome (in the sense meaning ‘excellent’) that you can use put into play!