When you blog, do you use the words that come naturally to you....  

rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
5791 posts
1/29/2006 3:41 am

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When you blog, do you use the words that come naturally to you....

or, do you use words that are recognized in everyone's vocabulary????

I have a friend that hesitates to use his natural vocabulary b/c others may not be able to understand him and his vocabulary. But, I would think, one should use the vocabulary that comes naturally to them, don't you???

After all, if their intent is to attract the type of person who is just as intelligent as they are, or at least be able to spar on their level, they would utilize whatever vocabulary is expected to be able to carry on a conversation with them. If not, they may be attracting people that would be otherwise boring to them.

After all, would some backwoods person (for pure example only) be truly be able to effectively comunicate with someone that is far advanced in education, vocabulary and other sophisticated levels of interaction in the society, unless that backwoods person has also been exposed to the same????

What do you think? Do you dare to be yourself with your vocabulary when you write? or, do you write to the reading level of the audience when you write your blogs?????

Just curious.

sensualtouches3 45M

2/3/2006 8:06 pm

As I posted in a different blog. I am myself.

I type not quite as I speak - my written communication is generally a bit more cerebral than my spoken.

But, that is how I think. *shrugs*

I don't do it intentionally, though. I just 'write'.

And, yes. I prefer women who are intelligent, and can carry a conversation at the same, if not higher, level than I. So, if I scare off the less educated and intelligent, then all the better!

rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
2/3/2006 5:05 am

Oh, but, of course!, Sharksy. It is whatever the writer wants it to be, above all. That is what makes it uniquely yours....

Just curious about the writing styles of our bloggers... and the thought process behind it.


rm_sharksnsails 46M
738 posts
2/3/2006 1:06 am

My blog is for me, first, and everyone else second. If someone feels intimidated or insulted I feel bad for them, likewise if they cannot understand, I again feel bad for them. But it is a web log, a journal if you will. I say go for it, each blog is that persons world so they make up the rules.


rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
1/31/2006 9:16 am

TexasDiddler47 - Oh, me too!!

I, also, tend to talk with an openness about most anything...

More later....

TexasDiddler47 55M

1/30/2006 7:47 pm

If I were to opine (that would be "Put in my 2 cents worth, right?)on the subject, my first instinct would be to try the high road first, then as the mood kinda smoothed out I would just sorta slide into a regular kinda talkin', ya know? You are right though, the more a person tries to hide it, the sooner its recognized...I like to say what I think as it hits me. That way I don't get overly confused later...just my thought.

rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
1/30/2006 9:10 am

NG - It has moved??? Hmmm... that explains some of your absence from AdultFriendFinder...

With regard to writings, the idea is that we do show our emotions indeed. That is the beauty of being able to write eloquently or to the point; we are able to get a point across with out being there in person to demonstrate our stories with our own afflictions, dialects, voice influctions, hand gestures, and a bit of story telling through our own version of charades as we speak. To be able to express all that through words (backwoods or not, Hooks) is indeed an art that we bloggers strive to refine - whether it is through this blog site or one of many others.

Anyone attempting to blog indeed has demonstrated one of their creative outlets and I commend them all and send them many kudos!

I know, too, that I tend to write to make people think a bit, see things sometimes from a differing perspective, and/or add a little joy into their hearts.

rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
1/30/2006 8:58 am

Hooks1952, And, what depth you bring to our lives!! Enjoy your writings. Be sure to keep on writing....


Nightguy_1961 55M
4866 posts
1/30/2006 12:43 am

The one time I tried to write and post a blog the way I normally speak, A FF banned it!!! <<chuckles>> Seems I was a bit angry about something, and my former Navy vocabulary crept into my writing.

It depends on what I'm writing about that determines the vocabulary. I tend to mix it up a bit. I don't care too much what people think of how I write, as long as what I write makes them smile, laugh, cry, cuss.....or, most importantly, think.

NG....reminding txrose that the coffee shop has now moved to another location...if she's still interested in coffee<<grins>>

hooks1952 64M

1/30/2006 12:34 am

I'm one of them there backwoods people and i write just what comes to hand and hope that someone occasionally catches my drift but I am learning (struggling) to adapt. I have been at this sort of thing only a couple of weeks and am beginning to enjoy it but I am a College dropout trying to pass the time and maybe make someones world a little happier.

Happy Mardi Gras everyone!!


rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
1/29/2006 8:55 pm

Oh, tires, I don't suggest that you write specifically towards certain people; however, if you write comfortably sophitiscated, then you should, by all means, write sophisticated and not write necessarily in a level that all should be able to read.

After all, a baby hearing baby talk all the time, only learns baby talk at first; if one talks to a baby in natural vocabulary, the baby learns to speak in full sentences a little quicker and isn't bound just by the baby talk vocabulary.

rm_titsandtires 51M/41F
3656 posts
1/29/2006 6:33 pm

I write what comes naturally. If anyone reads it, great. If not, then I'll write more later. But I'm not going to use certain words for certain people. After all, I'm never certain who's going to be stopping in.


rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
1/29/2006 3:28 pm

Hmmm.... lol... ByteChaser2 -

I don't think that your writing is all that bad (as far as I can remember) so the PAXIL dosage must have been doing quite good.


rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
1/29/2006 3:23 pm

Awww, nightnsa, being raised in a medical family myself, I probably would understand you quite well; that, along with 3 years of Latin!! lol....

The point is to be able to communicate comfortably within the level of skills that you might have. After all, if you were to communicate in all one- two- or three-syllable words, then you might find yourself lost in the banter, don't you think. I would equate it, sometimes, to communicating with the babble talk all day long. Now, unless you are a daycare worker or a pediatrician, you would be probably longing for finding someone who can come close to your level of speaking -- right???

rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
1/29/2006 3:18 pm

Yes, nedthebundler, I do know what you mean. However, I love the challenge of a few words that I don't know as well. Perhaps, that is just me though because I love mysteries and challenges; I am sure that it might be aggravating for someone else though.

My mother was a Journalism and English major so we never had a chance not to speak good English and/or write it grammatically correct. lol...

I, myself, write as I speak generally - on the blogs. I had a speech impediment when I was a child so I knew how to skirt around some of the words that I can't pronounce too well. That being so though, I have written much more sophisticated when I write my papers (15 years in the legal industry has lended to that as well) for my criminal justice classes.

ByteChaser2 53M

1/29/2006 10:54 am

Aww hell Rose, I just write. Sometimes it's good, most times it sux... And if anyone can read and understand it... Then the PAXIL dosage is Perfect!

nightnsa 48M  
415 posts
1/29/2006 10:14 am

i work in the medical field and if i use my own vocabluary then alot of the time people do not understand what i am saying...i use different words and vocabulary appropriate for the level of the people i am speaking with...if communication is lost in a bunch of fancy words used to impress what is the point

nedthebundler 56M/59F

1/29/2006 9:51 am


Excellent question! I try to use a mix of words when I blog, just to make it interesting. I believe that using nothing but "sophisticated" words immediately gives the impression of BORING!, and using a lot of slang says "REALLY DUMB"! Using some higher language skills will make the reader aware of how elequent the English language can be, and using lesser words can bring home a point. My big thing is to try and ensure the spelling and punctuation are correct.

Madness takes its toll. Exact change please!

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