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When Words Matter: Queen Elizabeth

There’s a saying, “talk is cheap,” and that’s often the case, but in the days of Coronavirus words can powerful and inspirational. Queen Elizabeth made a rare address on Sunday, almost simultaneously as Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been hospitalized with Covid-19. Read her words and discover how she uses language to inspire, soothe, thank, and offer hope to the people of the United Kingdom. Writers will be reminded of how much words matter. Queen Elizabeth’s address: I am speaking to you at what I know is an increasingly challenging time. A time of disruption in the life of our country: a disruption that has brought grief to some, financial difficulties to many, and enormous changes to the daily lives of us all. I want to thank everyone on the NHS front line, as well as care workers and those carrying out essential roles, who selflessly continue their day-to-day duties outside the home in support of us all. I am sure the nation will join me in assuring you that what you do is appreciated and every hour of your hard work brings us closer to a return to more normal times. I also want to thank those of you who […]

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