Words to Make You Think

Here’s a very interesting article from the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) which I picked up from LinkedIn.

It commences with:
       What do you think of when you read the words ‘inclusion’ or ‘diversity’?

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Image credit: SfEP

Did you know that, ironically, the word ‘inclusion’ originally meant to shut someone in as a form of imprisonment or that the heart of the word ‘diversity’ means to turn in different directions?

View the original article from Susie Dent, honorary vice-president of the SfEP here: https://blog.sfep.org.uk/inclusion-diversity/

At the end of the article, you are encouraged to give feedback on what comes into your mind when you think of these words: ‘inclusion’ and ‘diversity.’

My reaction was to come up with another word that may inspire you to think. What does the word ‘sanity’ mean to you. Please leave your comments below and, perhaps, suggest more words to make people think.

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About Lance Greenfield

Blog: lancegreenfield.wordpress.com email: lancegmitchell@outlook.com I published my debut novel in December 2014: Eleven Miles. My second novel went live in February 2016: Knitting Can Walk!
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1 Response to Words to Make You Think

  1. Further to this earlier post on Words to Make You Think (inclusion and diversity), here’s an article from SfEP on their inaugural EDI audit. It is really worth a read.

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