Btw check this out: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. My 6 year old often uses the word symbol or symbolizes as well as the word reference among many more. Here are a few of the largest. When I receive such an observation, I will often apply the Flesch-Kincaid Readability Test to the text to assess it and improve future writings. This can occur with phrases too. I am sorry this area of interest deserves much more discussion but I am short of time.
Authenticity is more important to me as a consumer and a business owner. Have I said anything that is avoidably ugly? Example 1 Nationalist: They have the to question the morality of our society when all we've done is give asylum. The name means: the Mawddach station and its dragon teeth at the Northern Penrhyn Road on the golden beach of Cardigan bay. Thanks for a good lesson! I must say though, the conclusions drawn from the study and by many of the commenters are rather irksome. Jason Gracia This was my favorite video, by far. Im aware that i probably sound like a complete idiot so im going to stop typing now. Doodlebugger and Vanda I think this is a wonderful word which I admit to never having heard of and one which I shall add to my vocabulary.
That is smart in my book. Yes it gets the point across but your brain hates it. One of my websites deals with this issue and provides resources to help you avoid this in your own writing and speaking. It is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. Brits have command of their language and are so adept that they use slang and polysyllabic words seamlessly in a sentence.
They are the most attentive, curious, eager, observant, sensitive, quick and generally congenial readers on earth… Children are game for anything. This is the longest word in any English dictionary. And the third, a high-complexity essay. This is only an example, but if one has working knowledge of a word or concept, why not use it? Her second word was crown molding. Also, if you liked this video, make sure you , and then. He told me just what was going on.
Should You Ever Considering Dumbing Down Your Vocabulary for Your Readers? Ron Lum Okay, cool study, but I think you might be reaching with your headline. A big word used correctly, but unnecessarily, has the effect of making you sound pedantic. I had to look the definition up a question that does not require an answer and read it to him thinking it was too much for him to understand. Of course, they could never put it so simply, using simple human language. What is fascinating is that geography seems to have a bearing on where most observations originate from. By that I mean, if you say 'I want to disappear', then my response would be, 'Disappear from what or who? My mother always used big words around me and I was and am a walking dictionary just like my other siblings. My kiddo had a dinosaur phase where he would require a dinosaur documentary show daily.
So I always wonder why so many continue to do that. This course must be halted, and reversed if at all possible. The Oxford English Dictionary described the word as factitious. Thanks for sourcing the studies. In another, they created a complex translation.
Brace yourself… I am about to be really honest with you. The logic should be that people like others for being able to communicate at an easily digestable rate. How complicated can you make travel posts! Clear thought, simple words — This is the master level. The term disappear is a relative term. This results in a massive skewing of language which ensures that the meaning of what we say is lost, diluted and probably, in a vast number of instances, mutated beyond recognition.
We used to laugh that science research must be written in a deliberately obtuse way to confuse the laity. Yes, it is as cool as it sounds. The word isn't: pedantic, ostentatious, pretentious. I find the same difficulties in reading their books. I especially love hearing ten dollar words roll out in a clipped Londonese accent.