Here is a great post from Ryan Lanz’s blog on choosing simpler words
by Millie Ho
Note: This is a follow-up video/post to my post “To People Who Think I Use Big Words to Sound Smart”.
After reading “Mystic River” by Dennis Lehane, which was full of clear and powerful language, I realized that the right word is often the simpler word.
This is because the goal of communication is to make sure you are understood. It’s less about what you know and more about how you show what you know.
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