The Power Of Sound
Motel 6. For nine out of
ten people, Tom Bodett will pop into their brains, or “We’ll leave the
light on for you,” or maybe even “lowest price of any national chain.”
Most people get a homey, folksy feel. They can usually hear the Motel 6
music bed playing in their heads.
World Wide Words
The 2006 Oxford
English Dictionary is published in seven variants of English.
My word processor offers fourteen. This gives us, as writers in this
postmillennial era, a major challenge. With the tremendous advance in
communication, especially through the Internet, it is imperative we use
writing that is understood world wide.
Shortly after I joined my first
online writers’ group, I submitted an e-mail requesting advice. I shook
the lovely Christian members of the group rigid.