If you want to get a point across, try not to baffle your readers. Challenge, by all means. Inspire to think, certainly. But leaving readers frowning because they don’t know what that phrase means will only hamper them.
Language can both break and create barriers. It has extraordinary power - and yet is full of limitation. As a writer and a reader (let's not forget the value of the latter), I love words. I'm also fascinated by how we use them, by why we use them and what we use them for. I love … Continue reading language – a way of sharing ourselves?