Friday, March 16, 2007
Long words we like to use and their shorter/simpler alternatives
I like using big words. So does the Times of India. And The Telegraph. And other newspapers too. Here are some big words and their alternatives:
- Envisaged: "It’s a role reversal neither Joydeb Ghosh nor Ganesh Koley ever envisaged in Singur." How about "foresaw" instead?
- Bastion: Fortress