KJ (owlmoose) wrote,

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on bad writing

Jon Carroll goes medieval on some bad prose.

"It is a tough row to hoe, a large stone to roll up the hill, a dirty job. Nevertheless, the work of encouraging literacy among practitioners of public relations must continue. What persuasion cannot alter, ridicule may change."

Apparently this column, published on Monday, is a rerun from 1986. It still made me cackle with laughter.
Tags: carroll, funny, language, writing

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