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31 October 2008

Quote of the Day

Strunk and White’s caution in The Elements of Style, “Do not affect a breezy manner. The breezy style is often the work of an egocentric, the person who imagines that everything that pops into his head is of general interest and that uninhibited prose creates high spirits and carries the day.”

Stand up for Margaret Wente, who has run afoul of the political correctness crowd in Canada for speaking plainly about things that the PCers want to pretend don’t exist and many of them are clamouring for her to lose her job over it. Ben Moshe over at Breath of the Beast had the full story.  Click here

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