Aung San Suu Kyi 60th Birthday
Today, the world's only imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize recipient has spent a total of 2,523 days under house arrest, isolated from her family, friends and the Burmese people. It is her 60th birthday.
Speak out. She can't.
Stuck for words?
Here are some linked tips which may help you.
Firstly, avoid obscurantism. As the President of the Islamic Research Foundation International, Inc., Ibrahim B. Syed, Ph. D. asks, "What is the reason that the Muslims have fallen from a position of top of the civilization to the bottom of civilization? One of the reasons or a major reason is OBSCURANTISM. What is obscurantism? Obscurantism is the act of obscuring, or striving to prevent enlightenment, scientific advancement, modernity or to hinder the progress of knowledge and wisdom."
It is important to remember that publishing articles on the World Wide Web in established webzines edited for love or money by people who take their tasks seriously offers a possible remedy to the problem of inauthenticity or pseudotransactionality in student writing.
In other words, avoid psychobabble ~ q'est que c'est? ~ and use Plain English. For a fee, WordDog can help you with this.
Of course, there are times when a fairly obscure word or phrase encapsulates precisely the nuance of one's communicative intentions. If you are in any doubt as to the appropriateness of a particular lexical item, then you could do no better, or worse, than having a trawl through Michael Quinion's excellent WorldWideWords website.
It's also, in my humble opinion, important to not give (too much) offence. The use of wholesome words may help. On second thoughts ...
Finally, dont fourget to cheque four grammer, punkchewayshion and spelling errers.
Word of advice: do NOT use the Microsoft Spell Checker. Copy and paste this Ode To Spell Checkers into a Word document and see how few errors are found.