5 (or so) commonly misused words
For communications pros, 'Oh, well, you know what I meant,' isn't good enough. Clarity of meaning is essential.
We probably have all played the game of Telephone. Well, not all together, but each of us at one point or another. The idea is simple: A message starts at one end of the chain, and it gets whispered—just once—to the next player. That player then whispers the message to the next player, and so on down the line. By the time the message reaches the last player in the queue, it usually bears little resemblance to the initial utterance. The resulting garble ca read more...
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