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Words That Often Obfuscate

By Judy Vorfeld What do I mean by words that obfus­cate? In fact, what does “obfus­cate” mean? It’s a word that rarely finds a home in a nor­mal busi­ness let­ter. Let’s ana­lyze just a few words that don’t belong in most busi­ness doc­u­ments or on many web­sites (it all depends on the […]

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By Judy Vorfeld EEK! The ori­gin of this inter­jec­tion prob­a­bly lies in car­toon world, when the hero­ine jumped up on a chair and shrieked, “Eek! A mouse!” These days it’s still an infor­mal, usu­ally humor­ous expres­sion of anx­i­ety. Think of it as a “lite,” high-pitched shriek. Example: Terri looked […]

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