You ace your speech and it feels so great! Is there a word for that feeling of verbal empowerment? Our ability to communicate articulately and confidently is not only the single most pivotal skill that can get us what we need out … Continue Reading
Giving New Meaning to “Fillerbuster”
Ever since I had the epiphany that the use of filler words are at epidemic proportions, and that an app could help us all be better speakers, I have been frustrated by the lack of words to describe this pervasive phenomenon. … Continue Reading
What is it Called When You Say “LIKE” too Much?
For my birthday, my daughter and fellow logophile gave me The Emotionary by Eden Sher, famous for her portrayal of the socially awkward and empathetic Sue Heck from TV’s, The Middle. The Emotionary is “a dictionary of words that don’t exist for feelings that do.” … Continue Reading