Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Simplicity of life, simplicity of diction …

… On Making Oneself Less Unreadable. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… it really doesn’t matter whether we agree with him or not. Everywhere, even when he is showy—because despite his intolerance for any form of affectation, his could be a rather ostentatious austerity—Fowler’s true love for language is always above his love for himself.
Dave also sends along this: If I Had a Sense of Beauty.

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