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The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.
“Politics and the English Language,” Horizon, (Apr. 1946)
Added on 10-Aug-07 | Last updated 10-Aug-07