I think that this applies to living a life that is classy and true, too. Be aware of the words you use and what they really mean.

And yes. This is shameless self-promotion. Try not to hate me!

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Life is What You Do

You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. (Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride)

Speaking means using words. We use words for communication, expression, and so on. Sometimes though, I don’t think that people make the best choices. I’m not talking about stylistically; I’m talking about inappropriate uses of meaningful words.

Let me explain:

Imagine that you’re scrolling down your newsfeed on Facebook and you see the word “holocaust” or “rape” or “cowardice” in a status. You stop because the word is an extreme one which you would expect to find in extreme cases. But no. The word is being used as a buzzword to talk about gas prices, hockey players, or the choice to consume eggs and dairy or the difficulty of a midterm or even the fact that the liquor store was out of…

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