Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Why smart people can write so badly

Bottom line: It's content (what you mean to say) versus status (how you say it is so important it gets in the way of how you want to say it.)

Brian Garner, legal writing maven, released an interview with David Foster Wallace that sums this up quite nicely. Article (from state bar of Michigan blog) here.  also article (from ABA journal) here.

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