When conveying important info, we have to use very clear language or we’d better define our terms very explicitly.
If we get so caught up hearing ourselves use the Big, Special Words that belong to our specialty, the only people we’re talking to are ourselves.
When you write something, you’d better get it right the first time. Because if you make an error and someone picks it up and runs with it, that error could stay with you forever.
Poll: Galileo did an experiment where he simultaneously dropped objects of different weights, and discovered that they landed on the ground at the same time. Where did this happen?
If language is so closely tied to the ability to think of complex things, can we expand our thinking ability by expanding our linguistic ability? I personally think we can. And I think we should, if we want to keep our civilization at a high functioning level.
Are the words on your website the equivalent of shredded newspaper and cotton balls stuffed into a lumpy mattress, just to give it some body? Didn’t think so. And for that reason, I’ve decided to stop using the word “Content.”