The Word “Honesty”. Is It Overused?

If someone has to tell you they are being honest, are they?

An image of a man and the words “honety is the best policy”
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Why do so many people, particularly those being interviewed on the Net, TV, and radio use the word “honest” or variations of, so frequently?

A typical response by a celebrity or a politician or an author (as a few examples)…



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Michael Trigg

Michael Trigg


A “Jack of all Trades” and master of some: Mechanic, Writer, Sales Rep, TV producer, Management, Insurance Agent, Consultant