Emoji named ‘Word of 2015’ by Oxford Dictionaries – but is it a word?

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Is it okay that the Oxford Dictionary’s ‘word of the year’ is not actually a word? In case you missed it, the OD this week named an emoji as the word of 2015 – the symbol on your phone, featuring Continue reading Emoji named ‘Word of 2015’ by Oxford Dictionaries – but is it a word?

What babies can teach us about non-verbal communication

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I’ve been thinking this week about the importance of non-verbal communication, its origins and its place in communications. I was talking to my young nephews this week on Facetime. One is only 19 months old, however, so the conversation was Continue reading What babies can teach us about non-verbal communication

Which way works best for you?

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Some people like to do it in the dark and others prefer a mirror. Some like to do it in private while others prefer someone to watch. Yes, of course, I’m talking about the best way to rehearse before giving Continue reading Which way works best for you?