Writing lessons from Humpty Dumpty

Are the editors for Yahoo! Makers taking lessons from Humpty Dumpty in “Through the Looking Glass”? To every other English speaker, a wreath is circular; it’s a ring of flowers, leaves, or boughs. But that’s not what it is to these folks:

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“When I use a word it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less,” said Humpty. And maybe that goes for Yahoo! staffers, too.


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