Category Archives: Make Lists Not War

Selection of lovely lists

10 Tautologies I have known and loved

Tautologies, 10

Tautologies have been around for centuries and they have always had a bad press. The word tautology was used by the ancient Greeks (those wise souls) to refer to a statement that says the same thing twice. But if tautologies have been scoffed at for so many centuries, why do we keep using them?  Continue reading 10 Tautologies I have known and loved

Advertisements

The Gwyneth Paltrow Language Game: 10 Re-descriptions of Boring Language

Gwyneth_Paltrow_avp_Iron_Man_3_Paris

Gwyneth Paltrow has a real way with words, doesn’t she? Don’t you just love how she can take a boring old concept like divorce and describe it in a really unusual way so that it sounds like a sexy new concept but is, in fact, the same concept dressed in a new set of clothes? Continue reading The Gwyneth Paltrow Language Game: 10 Re-descriptions of Boring Language