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You Don’t Talk So Good

“You don’t talk so good.” My toddler grandson inadvertently complimented me although I’d accidentally insulted him. My face blushed, I checked my grin. I’d caught his speech pattern accurately and pitched it back to him so well that he heard the clumsy language structure I’d heard in him. 1,048 more words


Hoots & Hellmouth-Diction (Video)

It’s been about 5 years since the last release from Philly’s Hoots & Hellmouth released new music. They were singing about a wrecking ball a full year before that other popular song about wrecking balls came out, but it’s been quiet on all fronts since then. 87 more words



This may be obvious to you considering I write a blog. But I really love words. Seriously, I do. They are honestly so powerful and when you really start thinking about that, it can change how you look at everything. 298 more words


The Other Wes Moore: Style

Wes Moore establishes his writing style with an intriguingly dictated introduction. Every word was carefully chosen to lay out how he came across this story. Wes Moore introduces the readers into his – and the other Wes’- world with the utmost respect for the people in this intense anecdote while making sure that respect translates into interest and concern for the people, not boredom. 189 more words

Top 10 High-Vocabulary Indie Songs

Indie music is frequently mocked for its pretentiousness. After all, what other vaguely-defined genre seemingly awards points based on obscurity and is full of songs that sound like they were written with a thesaurus in one hand and an encyclopedia in the other? 2,160 more words

Indie Music


In this 21st century when English Language has become an international language- the language of trade and commerce across the globe, the importance of continuously improving your Spoken and Written English cannot be over-emphasized.  182 more words


Panic! at the Diction

I’m exactly where you’d like me—
bleeding on the ballroom floor
when the lights are dim
and I can’t help but to hear

the deep end of my tragic cigarette… 140 more words