Wandering Thoughts

February 14, 2009

Words of Advice about Words

Filed under: Ramblings and Musings — terence @ 7:47 pm
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[T]he worst thing one can do with words is surrender to them.

So says George Orwell in Politics and the English Language.

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(Actually, the sentence is: “In prose, the worst thing one can do with words is surrender to them.” But I like the other possible interpretations that arrive on the removal of the beginning of the sentence.)

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