Written by Miranda González
It’s January, which means that the northern hemisphere is still in the dead of winter. As I write this, the northeastern part of the United States is currently getting blasted with inordinate amounts of snow. While there are serious storms that knock out power, delay travel, and even cause hypothermia, most cold weather usually isn’t deadly. However, there’s something about being cold that makes us all a little dramatic. So while you heat up some hot chocolate and grab some extra blankets, let’s take a moment to discuss exaggeration and hyperbole.
Exaggeration is the act of making something sound better, bigger, worse, etc. than it actually is. So if it snowed quite a bit, I might call… read more