In other words

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Psychologist and political adviser Drew Westen says language is crucial to wooing voters, and he has implored congressional Democrats to employ different phrases to better connect with their constituents.

Commonly used phrase Westen's suggested phrase
The environment The air we breathe and the water we drink
Retrofit Renovate
The uninsuredPeople who used to have insurance
My 10-point plan Three principles


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