Writing Resources from Fifteen Minutes of Fiction
SesquipedalianismObsequious, a fancy word, is used infrequently,
And even then, in likelihood, it’s ostentatiously.
A scrivener with logorrhea incoherently
Endeavors to communicate through his garrulity.
Articulating thoughts by means of volubility
Is not synonymous with writing efficaciously.
Our language is a tool, intended, surely, to be used,
But not to make the reader feel grammatically abused.
Incessant tautological and pleonastic words
Connote verbose pretentiousness and sound somewhat absurd.
Don’t babble on loquaciously in insincere display;
"Succinct and cogent lucidness," is what I always say.
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