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Much Ado About Word Usage

Get to the Point | The error that seems increasingly common is “much adieu.” That should be “much ado.”

Theda C. Snyder - September 6, 2022
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Eloquence Makes Every Word Important

Teddy Snyder | Eloquent speakers understand that in every setting, every minute should be informing, perhaps delighting, your audience.

Theda C. Snyder - August 11, 2022
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How Long Was That Quotation? Do’s and Don’ts of Using Quoted Material

Teddy Snyder | When making oral presentations, always tell listeners where quoted material ends.

Theda C. Snyder - July 14, 2022
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A Thesaurus Is Not Just a Word Processing Tab

A thesaurus is a compilation of synonyms, words of the same meaning. A thesaurus also lists antonyms, words of opposite meaning. When you want to vary your vocabulary to hold the reader’s interest, the thesaurus is where to turn. When you’ve ...

Theda C. Snyder - June 22, 2022
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Fulsome Word Choice Advice

Teddy Snyder | Don’t be tempted to use a fancy word when a plain one will do.

Theda C. Snyder - June 14, 2022
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Accent on the Wrong Syll-ah-buhl?

Get to the Point! Don’t you hate it when something comes out of your mouth that makes your listener hesitate or give you a funny look?

Theda C. Snyder - June 14, 2022
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How Euphemisms Improve Your Lawyering

Euphemisms are words or phrases used in place of other words that might offend the recipient of the message. The prefix eu- means “good.” Euphemisms substitute good language for what some might consider bad. Sometimes the communicator is ...

Theda C. Snyder - May 30, 2022
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Solve This Emoji: ⚖️ ✍️ ?

Are you a James Corden fan? One of the games he plays on "The Late Late Show" is Emoji Headlines.

Theda C. Snyder - May 28, 2022
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Multiplicity: I Got It — There’s a Lot of Them

Teddy Snyder | So many syllables. So many other word choices.

Theda C. Snyder - May 10, 2022
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Mediation Vocabulary

Mediation has its own vocabulary. Lawyers who know it can best manage the process to produce the optimum result. Tips from Teddy Snyder.

Theda C. Snyder - April 27, 2022
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