|Posted by Val Fox on April 26, 2014 at 5:25 AM|
This post is about word choices and the power they hold to trigger a reaction from others. Read the following items.
It happened without warning.
He went wandering out there alone.
I was wrong.
Why do you never listen to directions?
The weather report issued a warning.
What I think doesn't matter.
We need to talk.
Where are the kids?
Will you sponsor me?
We're out of water.
You'd better watch your back.
Did you have a reaction to any of these statements? What does our reaction say about others..about us? How does the context alter the meaning we get? Is there a word or phrase that triggers you each time you hear it? Words evoke a response even when it is not visible.
Words - The letter "W"
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tags: Choosing the right words; saying what you mean; what did I SAY??; getting the message; how is your delivery; writers use words to carry a message; word choice and politics; using words of diplomacy;