This interview caught my eye in the June 12th issue of Time Magazine. Q&A with Sir Harold Evans, a longtime editor and author. Sir Harold on writing evils:
Writing that is deliberately designed to deceive - insurance policies, political statements. Business verbosity wastes money, confuses millions. I find myself getting much more angry about the moral question of obligation of fairness than I do about a misplaced semicolon.
other good quotes:
The language police are a bloody nuisance, some linguists in particular
Twitter's wonderful for assertion. It's absolutely useless for argument.
All food for thought. Let's have a decent week, everyone.