Apparently I use too big words in my business emails at the office. I was ‘reprimanded’ today by a very senior member of the organisation regarding my use of ‘big words’ when questioning or explaining issues in email. This is hilarious in a number of ways, most importantly in that the people that generally accuse [...]
perspicacity (noun) The capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions. I just like the meaning of this word and how pompous it would sound to actually use it in normal conversation.
It’s sad that the moral decay of society has resulted in so many wholesome phrases becoming an embarrassing utterance no matter how innocently they may be stated. A few that came to mind this morning include: “Bend over and take it like a man” - this was a common statement by friends and teachers alike [...]