A List of More Descriptive Words for "Said"...I still like the word said, because it's accurate.

A List of More Descriptive Words for "Said"...I still like the word said, because it's accurate.

I don't quite believe that 'said is dead,' because the nice thing about 'said' is that it is practically invisible. If used correctly, it doesn't get in the way. Soooo... I wouldn't go around replacing all of my 'saids' with words from this list, but I do think that it is good for a writer to grow their vocabulary as much as possible so at least they have a choice to use something other than the boring 'said.'

I don't quite believe that 'said is dead,' because the nice thing about 'said' is that it is practically invisible. If used correctly, it doesn't get in the way. Soooo... I wouldn't go around replacing all of my 'saids' with words from this list, but I do think that it is good for a writer to grow their vocabulary as much as possible so at least they have a choice to use something other than the boring 'said.'

Said Is Dead Anchor Chart...I don't know. Some people say go for said, you're more likely to get accepted, and some others say said is dead. All I'm getting is a mixed message.

Said Is Dead Anchor Chart...I don't know. Some people say go for said, you're more likely to get accepted, and some others say said is dead. All I'm getting is a mixed message.

The word ‘said’ is dead…  admitted declared announced confessed uttered questioned queried told proposed corrected advised recommended suggested apologized acknowledged divulged conceded offered retorted rebuked chided reprimanded scolded pointed out

The word ‘said’ is dead… admitted declared announced confessed uttered questioned queried told proposed corrected advised recommended suggested apologized acknowledged divulged conceded offered retorted rebuked chided reprimanded scolded pointed out

Please stick with 'said'. It works. Ignore the posts that give you 50 ways to say 'said'.

Please stick with 'said'. It works. Ignore the posts that give you 50 ways to say 'said'.

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