Tag Archives: words

Fun With Wordle

With the upcoming crunch of NaNoWriMo today’s post will be short and sweet.  I discovered a website that enables normal people to create beautiful word clouds like the one above.  The site will convert text into pieces of art with … Continue reading

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More matter with less art

As suggested by the title, this week’s language usage lesson addresses a pet peeve of mine – wordiness.   Defined simply, “wordiness” is using more words than necessary to make your point.   Eliminating excessive, confusing, or redundant words from your sentences … Continue reading

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