Thursday, December 16, 2010


Simple, Plain Language

Anthony Trollope, Framley Parsonage, Vol. II, Chapter XV:
He would use the simplest, plainest language, he said to himself over and over again; but it is not always easy to use simple, plain language,—by no means so easy as to mount on stilts, and to march along with sesquipedalian words, with pathos, spasms, and notes of interjection.

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