Category Archives: Verbal Communication

Speaking of Pain

A bit over two years ago, I wrote a piece titled “Seriously Doc?!.” It was my take on modern medicine’s way of assessing pain or having a patient assess pain. Yes, I am speaking of that tired old question, “On … Continue reading

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The Language War: Artificially Speaking

This is not my first piece about the manipulation of language, and it probably will not be my last. The inspiration for this little diatribe was the information in the screenshot below. To me, it is an excellent example of … Continue reading

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The Best of Me?

Okay, I posted the prompt for today (on the left) to make certain anyone seeing this knows I am responding to something, not simply touting my attributes. So, my favorite part of me is certainly not my waistline. Nor, is … Continue reading

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At The Moment

No, the title is not a quote from someone. It is my semi-sarcastic way of saying most of us have our favorite quote of the moment, of the month, of our lives, or that we can remember. The other side … Continue reading

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When Wisdom Isn’t

Don’t you love these little bits of wisdom that Anonymous1 and others publish to help us find our way? Of course, one cannot forget the friends and associates who help spread these so-called truths in one way or another. Take … Continue reading

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Simplistically Speaking

If only the woes of the world could be solved with a meme! It would be grand if one could post a meme, a symbol or a photo-shopped miracle cloud formation that would magically inspire people to see the error … Continue reading

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So, Are You Sick of It Yet?

No! I am not asking if you are sick of An Old Cop’s Place. I am wondering if anyone else is sick of one of the newer gimmicks, speech impediments or habits in the public speaking arena. So, are you? … Continue reading

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