How tall is tall?

The more precise you are when you describe something, the easier it will be for your readers to understand you. As simple as that sounds, precision can be hard. For one thing, we know exactly what we mean when we use a word, so it it may feel like we’re being precise enough. The poor readers, … More How tall is tall?

Traffic signals

How would you like to drive through a town where each street had its own set of traffic signals? All of the stop signs would say “STOP” in big letters, but sometimes the letters would be white on a red background, and at other times they’d be yellow on a blue background. Or black on … More Traffic signals