Common Missteps: Do You Ever Trip Over Your Words?

December 8, 2014By Dale KleinVocabulary

We’ve all been there at one time or another when we either mispronounce or misuse a word or phrase.  (Of course this can happen in written language as well.)  Typically, we’re oblivious to this because it’s rare that someone would actually say something so as a result we just keep making the same mistake and can’t … Read More

The Power of Words: How to Build Your Vocabulary

March 26, 2011By Dale KleinVocabulary

The Johnson O’ Connor Research Foundation determined: “A person’s vocabulary level was the best single aptitude for predicting occupational success in every area. Furthermore, vocabulary is not innate, and can be acquired by everybody.” Building your vocabulary starts with asking yourself this simple question: “Why do I want to increase my vocabulary?” Some people seek … Read More