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SLIP OF THE TONGUE

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Momma use to tell me to stop relax think before I speak. Use my words carefully to articulate my frustration otherwise what I’m attempting to express will get lost in translation. Momma also would say words is like a sharp knife, use them wickedly and they can cut you. In today society it’s very difficult to explain an unpopular point of view without being offensive or taken out of context. Why are our words so hard to articulate?

Even the most famous authors have a hard time expressing an opinion within context.  You would think it would be easy for someone who writes for a living to express their opinion in a meaningful way. We all have been in situations where a slip of the tongue gets you into hot water. However to intentionally go on a social media campaign about transgenders rights and not expect any blowback is a whole different ball game.

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