Literacy

Ron Flowers By Ron Flowers, 14th Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/2hwhhhf3/
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It seems the English language is deteriorating. I would like to see it improve.

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When I listen to conversation around me, I wonder what is happening to the English language. So many people seem to have such a limited vocabulary. No, I'm not talking about just uneducated people. Many of them have certificates, diplomas and degrees proclaiming that they are, indeed, educated. So why is it that they have so few words for expressing themselves?
For a lot of people the F word dominates their conversations. They use it as a noun, an adjective, an adverb and a verb. For many, it's the only word they have when an adjective is needed.
Now I'm not all that prime and proper all the time. I have used on occasion and sometimes still do. I do manage, though, to get through most days without doing so. For those who don't know very many descriptive words I would suggest getting familiar with some.

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Grammar, Vocabulary

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author avatar Ron Flowers
I am a retired independent business man. I buy and sell antiques as a hobby that pays for itself. I am a lightly published author. I write nostalgia,poetry, fiction and opinion pieces.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
15th Jan 2014 (#)

Just what the doctor prescribed! siva

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