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Do writing disfluencies exist?

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Every few weeks I sift through the NPR podcasts; I always find an interesting array of interviews and news programs that give much to ponder. One I recently stumbled upon was an interview of author Michael Erard for his recent release, Um . . . Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders,…

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A bit of language psychology

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Michael Erard is a journalist and linguist specialist who was recently interviewed by NPR on their Science Out of the Box program to discuss his recent book, Um . . . : Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean. During the interview, Mr. Erard explains that as we…

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Fresh eyes with a vision for godliness

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One thing I love about traveling is getting out and seeing the world outside my usual bubble. Travel allows me to see new places and new faces and somehow that makes everything familiar look slightly new once I return home. And travel always provides fodder for some great stories and…

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On the fringes of my heart

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Over the past four days, Life Action has been at my church delivering their THIRST Conference, which focuses on personal and corporate revival. God has used this team to speak solid truth that has cut to the depths of my soul. How grateful I am for the opportunity to hear…

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