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Recap of Birthday Bash week

Today is the last day to enter our Birthday Bash Contests! It's also the last day also to get our Birthday Bash freebie, my 3rd Book of JoJoisms! Download our 3rd JoJoisms edition,  The 3rd Book of JoJoisms: Technology. Created especially for our Birthday Bash visitors and Includes: JoJoisms, Visual JoJoisms, several of JoJo’s articles and more! x Download your free copy of the 3rd Book of JoJoisms here!   Also, in case you missed the announcement:  All Art of Eloquence eBooks are only $10 for a limited time!  Check out all the titles. Browse by age or subject! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ If you liked this post, read…Seven Reasons Why YOU Should Sign Up for the Art of Eloquence Newsletter!

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Verbal Bashing...or are We Just Too Sensitive?

Since our Birthday Bash Contest is coming to a close this month, this week is Birthday Bash week here at Communication FUNdamentals.  Monday, I shared a Word Scramble with two ways to get extra points toward our Birthday Bash Grand Prize.  So...for this week's misused word, I'd like to share a bit about the word bash. This word has been thrown around a great deal recently to mean anything from attacking someone verbally to interpreting something someone said as in some way negative.  It's the latter I'd like to discuss here today. Are we all just too sensitive? Merriam Webster defines bash as "to attack physically or verbally."  However, I've seen situations where a person has taken something someone said...

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