Weasel Words

Are you guilty of them from time to time?

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Where’s Those Weasel Words? Image By: Brent Jones, Unsplash

What are weasel words? According to Wikipedia, a weasel word is; “ an informal term for a word or words or phrases aimed at creating an impression that something specific and meaningful has been said, when in fact only a vague or ambiguous claim has been communicated.”

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