Words about Words

“A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.”

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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One thought on “Words about Words

  1. Love this. It says so much about why communication can be so difficult. In then end we speak to one another with rather abstract words intended to convey specific meanings.

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