Talk in abstractions!

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Talk in abstractions!

#1  Postby VazScep » Feb 03, 2011 8:37 am

When writing, try to turn all your verbs into noun-phrases with the same meaning, and make them the subject of the sentence. Throw in some Latinate words and you'll sound super smart!

"The conversion of all possible verbs into semantically equivalent noun-phrases in the subject position and the introduction of Latinate diction when writing is a tactic towards the achievement of the appearance of intellect."

Verbs bad. Latinate nouns good! Remember: being smart is all about how you sound.
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Re: Talk in abstractions!

#2  Postby logical bob » Feb 04, 2011 4:22 pm

Prima facie, the case for this mode of discourse seems compelling. The importance of the fact that sentence structure, qua sentence structure, functions as a decisive indicator of cognisenti status cannot be overstated. Indeed, the achievement of this status is the raison d'etre of all our compositions. The application to praxis of these elementary principles is much recommended and, mutatis mutandis, the recognition of your erudition is an inevitability.

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