Thursday, April 30, 2009

Clear Language, Insincerity, and a Thought for the Day

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink."
George Orwell, The Quotations Page

'Nuff said.

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