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← In defence of obscure words

ZenDruid's Avatar Jump to comment 16 by ZenDruid

Cartomancer,

I like to talk fancy, but it gets boring. It's pretentious and gets in the way of meaning. We need to get away from a slavish love of long words because otherwise we can easily get mixed up between genuinely deep thoughts and stuff that just looks clever but isn't.

The ghost of Schopenhauer approves.

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 18:10:09 UTC | #936755