March 07, 2008

Ways Words Can Be Wrong

You may recall a previous post here, Misthoughts. Since then, I've started reading Overcoming Bias, a blog that's entirely about misthoughts. A particularly great post there is 37 Ways That Words Can Be Wrong. I particularly like #23, explained in more detail in Replace the Symbol with the Substance, which I've been calling "Don't think in words" for a long time.