Word of the Week: Phatic Posted on May 21, 2015July 18, 2015 by Lynn When Stevie Wonder just called to say he loved us, he was engaging in a purely phatic communication. And he meant it from the bottom of his heart, folks. Lynn Lynn is the founder and quality-maven-in-chief of Lexis Writing, a collective of expert writers creating high quality content and copy for businesses in the UK and beyond. Enjoyed this post? The fun doesn’t have to end here. Use the buttons below to connect with us on Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter.