There were several times, throughout the hours of the day yesterday — during which I went to (1) work (as an individual and group therapist at a major Boston teaching hospital), (2) cardiac rehab, and (3) some normal Wednesday evening locations with my boyfriend Michael (including a Mexican restaurant, a pet store with an adoption center, and a Whole Foods Market) — when somebody said, in the course of conversation, “What is the word for that?”
Wow! How many words are there in that very wordy first sentence/paragraph? Over 70, but that’s a number, not a word.
Sometimes it IS difficult to find the right word, no matter what the length of the sentence or how good your memory or language skills are.
Speaking of the right word, are certain words right or wrong? Two words I prefer to use — rather than right or wrong — are “helpful” or “unhelpful.”
Here are some unhelpful words I have known:
And here are some helpful words I have known:
There are a kashmillion unhelpful and helpful words, but I’d like to keep today’s post word count under 300.
Wait! For the purposes of this post, I want to replace “You’re” with “I’m” in that sentence. That’s right, I’m the Boss of this Blog!
Word to my readers: what words come to your mind as you look at each of these photos I took yesterday (which are, in a word, chronological)?
Speaking of the word “favorite,” here are The Beatles, with their ideas about The Word:
Thanks to Carla, Danise & Kathy and to those who are wordless and who use words (which, in a word, includes YOU).