“Be obscure clearly! Be wild of tongue in a way we can understand!”

from E.B. White’s The Elements of Style found on page 65 of a well loved  paperback.


One comment on “The delight of unpacking a box of books.

  • I like it… and….
    A memory; “Strunk & White”; I first used it in 1975 trying to figure out how to put readable sentences together. I think it was a technical science (Geology) writing course at SUNY Cortland. I just checked, it’s still out there in a 4th Edition (2014). I wonder if the authors are still alive.

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