Word Fun

Clear Public Relations Words

 Those of us in public relations know how rewarding it is to string words together in a way that generates acceptance and understanding from others. It can also be fun. And frustrating when the words just don’t come together or come together in a way that does more harm than good.

So here’s a list of word resources we found recently in a PR Daily.com article written by Laura Hale Brockway that suggests there is a way to keep yourself word-ready. 

Here are a few of our favorites:

A Word A Day : For 20 years, the wordsmith.org online service has been emailing a word a day to subscribers all over the world. The New York Times has called the service “the most welcomed, most enduring piece of daily mass e-mail in cyberspace.”
Oxford English Dictionary (one of our college favorites). Even the world’s most definitive dictionary has word-of-the-day offerings. The OED word for May 7, 2015, was gallantry show. 

And, word lovers, there is more! To read the complete article and get your own verbage fix, click here.

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