I Find These Ten Words Beautiful. How about you?

For the love of English I’ve been into English since my school days. In recent years I’ve studied the art and craft of writing as I’ve written blogs, essays and books. It has to do as much with the right words as good sentences. And etymology, the origin of words, has been an abiding interest. …

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Are you Improvising or Improving? Or Neither?

Please forgive a rant by a lover and protector of the language No, no, no! ‘Improvise’ does not mean ‘improve’. It may sometimes achieve that, but it’s not its intention. Improvise means to think on the spot, get out of a sticky situation adroitly, spontaneously save the day and such. Don’t believe me? Incredulous? Incredible? Fine …

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