President Obama is more than a good public speaker. His presence, his timing, his choice of words, his pronunication all express what he wants to communicate. He has some favorite terms, too. And repeats them a lot … What did teachers say? “Listen and repeat” ?
While listening to a video recording of Obama the other day, Hélène R. noted that he repeatedly used the word “outstanding.”
… her outstanding work … your outstanding service … making an outstanding contribution … America’s outstanding (…) team
Outstanding means exceptionally good, great. It’s classic word but up-to-date. Obama has adopted it and it’s become one of his favorites along with:
and … unbelieveable[audio:http://test.paris-savannah.com/wp-content/uploads/mf43124.mp3|titles=unbelievable]
All are words, you, too, may want to adopt![audio:http://test.paris-savannah.com/wp-content/uploads/mf41012.mp3|titles=outstanding]
If you’re interested in words, but not wordiness … The Paris Savannah Connection is for you!