Words Matter

“Let’s hone in on that idea and really flush out a plan.”

We’re in the business of communication. Words matter.

It is often said that the English language is one of the most difficult to learn. That’s not surprising. So many words in the English language look and/or sound alike, but have completely different meanings. Words can be confusing sometimes. But it’s important to get them right.

Despite many great attempts across the interwebs to clearly and simply define appropriate usage of often-confused terms, frequent misuse persists.

If you’re a visual learner (like I am), this series of all-too-often-misused-words-in-pictures might help clear up some confusion.

This is the first installment. So, grab a sheet of every day stationary and take some notes.

Let us know which often-misused terms you’d like to see in the next installment.