links for 03 December 2006 – Most Persuasive Words


  1. Carla December 3, 2006 at 11:28 pm

    i wonder if the same 12 words apply to all english speaking countries or just the US. it’s hard to imagine that cultural differences wouldn’t alter the results.

    i also wonder what the 13th word was.

    interesting article though. i’ll memorise the list, adjust my vocab accordingly, and report back if my powers of persuasion improve…

  2. leisa.reichelt December 4, 2006 at 1:01 pm

    Good question re: whether different countries would make a difference. I’m with you… I suspect not. I thought the discussionr re: Free and Safety was interesting too!

  3. Mark December 5, 2006 at 9:38 pm

    Maybe I’m missing something, but isn’t the point of that article that the list seems to have been made up, and therefore isn’t true?

  4. sarah June 13, 2007 at 11:59 am

    thats exactially what i thought. a big con