It is a sad day because "Said Is Dead" which means that we use this word too much in our writing and we need to learn to use other words. 1. Tap the button. 2. Using the or tool, write down 3-5 words that the author used in the book, "Too Many Tamales" instead of said. 3. Using books you have read or are reading now, find 3-5 more words that the authors used instead of said. 4. Tap the when you are done to add to your journal.