Length of contributions LO12121

Wed, 22 Jan 1997 10:34:05 -0500

Replying to LO12094 --

Clyde writes:

> Whatever happened to the well-turned phrase? The logically developed
> argument? The intelligently presented thesis? I don't think that either
> of these is generally possible without spending some time composing
> thoughts and presenting them in a coherent manner. That generally means
> long postings. Then, too, there's the problem of not feeling like we have
> enough time to spend actually reading one of these antiquated
> presentations.

Hemingway reported that he revised The Old Man And The Sea over 80 times
before it was published. The reason for this, I suppose, is that he
didn't have time for 81.

Lon Badgett

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