1 Words are like carpenter’s tools. Keep them sharp and use them precisely.
2 Words are like carpenter’s tools. You do not need many of them, but you must have enough to suit them to the job in hand.
3 Those who use the phrase ‘each and every..’ to magnify their statements only succeed in showing their unfamiliarity with the English language.
4 Even apparently educated people do not know the difference between ‘uninterested’ and ‘disinterested’. No American knows the difference, but then they lack a concept of disinterest.
5 Even apparently educated people do not know the difference between ‘refute’ and ‘rebut’.
6 If what you have written cannot be understood by a bright ten-year-old you have some re-writing to do.
7 Welcome criticism of your words or the clarity of your expressions. No man lives long enough to be a complete master of his own language