Words Can Hurt

Lewis & Clark

Phrases

-Think before you speak.

-If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.

-Chose your words wisely.

Misconceptions

The phrase; "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me," is a misjudgment of the effects that words can have on a person.
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laws/rules

A North Carolina law states: “If any person shall, on any public road or highway and in the hearing of two or more persons, in a loud and boisterous manner, use indecent or profane language, he shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor.”

Stories

Hurty Feelings by Helen Lester.
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top 5

1. Suicide

2. Self-harm

3. Low self esteem

4. Reserved personality

5. Unsociable