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Lexiboost: “Vitriol” Take each man’s censure, but reserve thy judgment.

By Eileen Ramos Vitriol (n):  1. See Sulfuric Acid 2. Bitterly abusive feeling or expression. The lovely thing about the internet is that you can write about nearly anything and have an audience. The horrid thing about the internet is that nearly anyone can read your writing and you have …read more →

Lexiboost

Lexiboost: “Misnomer” Say My Name, Say My Name

By Eileen Ramos Misnomer (n):  1. A misapplied or inappropriate name or designation 2. An error naming a person or thing. When writing a cover letter, be sure that you are using the right name.  Nothing says “trash bin” more than an incorrectly addressed cover letter. No one wants to …read more →

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Book Talk: The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan

By Eileen Ramos If you like our LexiBoosts than you will simply adore The Lover’s Dictionary. Written by David Levithan (who co-wrote the novel Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist and wrote The Realms of Possibility), this novella is written  in the point of view of a nameless man who shares …read more →

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LexiBoost: “Linchpin” Holding it together

By Eileen Ramos Linchpin (n.):  1. A pin inserted through the end of an axletree to keep the wheel on. 2. Something that holds the various elements of a complicated structure together. So what’s your linchpin? What are the key items that you’ve built your life around and have kept …read more →

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LexiBoost: “Logorrhea” A cure for the verbal runs

By Eileen Ramos Logorrhea (n.):  1. Pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech. 2. Incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility. Why yes, it does rhyme with diarrhea. And just like diarrhea, logorrhea should be avoided at all costs during job interviews, work luncheons, presentations, and well, just about everywhere really.  To get rid …read more →

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Introducing…Eileen Ramos, Social Media and Editorial Intern

I believe credit should be given where credit is due. And Eileen Ramos, Social Media and Editorial Intern, has already proven she is due a great deal of credit. I’m pleased to welcome her as the newest addition to my staff. I know you missed it, and now it’s back.  …read more →