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6.99 Neverisms

"Never let 'em see you sweat."

"Never change diapers in mid-stream."

"Never let a crisis go to waste."

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse."

"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."

When we strongly encourage people to do something, it's called an exhortation. But what is the proper term for strongly discouraging people? One candidate is admonition. Another is dehortation, the opposite of exhortation. But perhaps the best term for an emphatic piece of dissuasive… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins (May 17, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 756 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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