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Save the words!

Posted by Kelsey Johnson

In this world of acronyms and abbreviations, where variety and depth give way to conciseness and accessibility, I quaeritate you: What will happen to all the words?

The Oxford Dictionary has similar worries, and has created a site called Save the Words in an attempt to stop the foppotees from destroying our language.

As a journalist, I know the importance of clarity and purposeful writing. I understand how short words and sentences can help explain complex information and enhance reader understanding…but the word lover in me still wants to fight to save the more obscure ones.

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