The mouth is for speaking just as much as eating. Our word of this week is说 – ‘Speak，Talk；To persuade’.
说 is pronounced shuō / shuì .
说（shuō）means using words to express something. It has another pronunciation shuì, the extension refers to “persuade others with words and cause them to according to your opinions.” Such as: persuading.
说长道短（shuō cháng dào duǎn）
It means gossiping about people behind their backs.
He likes to gossip.
It means Lobbyist, i.e. one who is a persuasive talker.
Her husband is a lobbyist.