Principles for Good Writing: Thought's on Jay Nordlinger's 'The Right Words:  On How to Write, and How to Read'

"'Favor short words over long words!' people say. Okay. Maybe as a rule. But rather than a short word or a long word, we should favor the right word — whatever it is. Often it’s short, but often it’s not.'" - Veith, quoting Nordlinger

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