English is a wonderfully diverse language. If you ask fifty different people to describe an object, an event, or an idea, you will get fifty different perspectives, each articulated with distinct words and style. There are no absolutes—no best writer, best speaker, best style—and no best words. However, there are patterns and principles of English usage that are generally persuasive and misusage patterns that are generally ineffective.
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One of my retirement dreams is to build an adolescent leadership camp where kids can learn some of the things they don’t learn in school. Key elements will include working out personal values, practicing teamwork, and problem solving through a variety of puzzles, games, and workshops. After fleshing out a blueprint for this camp and discussing it with friends, I realized that many of the camp elements relate to lessons learned in communicating more effectively.