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Decades ago I was sitting in my Sophomore High School English class and we had an unexpected visitor. A previous "English Sterling Scholar" for the school stopped by to visit with our teacher and he ... Read full review

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Great book. Motivating, and full of facts that one can use.

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Language is as much power as knowledge, since knowledge conveyed poorly is ineffectual and disconnective. In "Words That Work" Luntz talks about the techniques for utilizing language more effectively, and the process is conveyed through the course of the book so readers can think about language in their own lives, and then think twice about that language. It is an insightful read with many and varied applications (despite the somewhat ridiculous section about traffic tickets,etc.,). 

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