Thursday, June 28, 2007

Just Felt Like I Needed to Link to This

From The Elements of Style:

Omit needless words.

Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.
Thank you, Mr. McGannon.

2 comments:

dillyberto said...

WHat the?!?

When did ya graduate?

Dilly is 84

Berto is 88

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