Why, then, am I wasting time and space to address the topic? Well, I'm heading in this direction simply to share that I dislike the use of the word well as a placeholder, for lack of a better term.
Are more compelling problems plaguing the world at this very moment? Well, yes. Do I care? Well, no. Well, actually, I do care, but since I can't do much about the more serious and complex issues facing our nation and planet, I choose instead to focus upon the misuse, abuse, and overuse of the word well.
Well, as a general rule, I dislike self-proclaimed spelling, grammar, and punctuation police as much as anyone else does. After reading several Mormon Mommy blogs, however, I felt led -- perhaps even inspired -- to share.
* blatant plagiarism of the writings of Joseph Smith, Junior, who probably plagiarized his version every bit as blatantly as did I