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When a graduating class sits down to listen to its graduation speaker, graduates are looking for more than everyday advice. After all, the speaker is very accomplished in their field, possibly famous, and they've been out in the real world and conquered it. What the audience is looking for, and what the speaker is trying to deliver, is a few nuggets of wisdom that will break through the noise of the the day and stay with the graduate forever. Learn this list of sixteen words that help advance the three common themes that emerged among the graduation speeches of 2016: freedom, success and failure. Continue reading...
Beyoncé's Lemonade was introduced to the nation as a "visual album," a series of videos for the songs connected by images backed by Beyoncé speaking phrases which echo the concerns of the lyrics. Beyoncé's choice of words in these spoken passages is just as interesting as those she chooses for her lyrics, and they tell us a great deal about what Lemonade is about. Continue reading...
The language used by the National Pastime is wonderful and strange (and not all food-related) - there are things you can say in baseball that you wouldn't say anywhere anywhere else. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Usage Words
Captain America: Civil War is a hit film at the early summer box office, having recently surpassed 1 billion dollars in worldwide ticket sales. The film raises a lot of questions. A basic question can be answered well before that having to do with the language of the title: How can a War be Civil? Continue reading...
Topics: Media Usage Words
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