Words Used Badly

use of wordsWe UpGraded Seniors need to continually (not continuously) challenge our minds to keep them sharp.

Vocabulary Challenge

Here’s a quick read that you may find instructive.  I did.

Steve Pinker, a linguist and cognitive scientist at Harvard has compiled a list of the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases in the English language.

As a retired attorney, I feel that I have an above average command of the language.  Lawyers use (and sometimes misuse) a lot of fancy words.

I must admit, however, that I found several words on Prof. Pinker’s list that I have used incorrectly.

Take a look at the list yourself.  It’s a fun little exercise to improve your mind and your use of the language.

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