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Say it with fewer words.

Sometimes brevity is best. I'm trying to say things with fewer words.
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Brevity Is The Soul Of Twitter

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (last year)

Neuroskeptic comments on new study findings that suggest “conversational” tweets (tweets that begin with “@”) are getting shorter: The difference is mainly due to people using fewer words. The length of the most-used words didn’t ch... Read Post

In pursuit of brevity

Entertainment / Books : Eleventh Stack (5 years ago)

I love to play charades, Pictionary, Cranium, basically any game where you have to try to guess what another person is trying to “say.”  Unfortunately, I sometimes feel like my life is one of those games.  Either the word I’m lookin... Read Post

Linguistic Mapping Reveals How Word Meanings Sometimes Change Overnight

Technology : Technology Review Editors' Blog (23 hours ago)

Data mining the way we use words is revealing the linguistic earthquakes that constantly change our language. Read Post

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