Quote o' the day: Ouchie!

Posted on July 23, 2014 by Tommy McGuire
Labels: quote

From a discussion of the Hemingway app on Hacker News, jaxn writes,

Could someone create a gmail plugin to filter my outgoing emails through this. Maybe it would help to make my emails clearer and more persuasive.

To which fl0wenol replies,

No, because instead of discerning if you're a dullard by the quality of your writing at a glance, I'll instead have to stumble through mechanically de-voiced inanity. At least without Hemmingway your stream-of-consciousness as committed to typed form can be examined and admired as a unique reflection of your particular damage.

And suddenly I've gone from frothing at Hemingway, "utilize", and "gift" (as a verb, for no particular reason) to looking for some pain-relieving ointment

And it's nice to know that I'm not the only one who wants to apply an extra "m" to Papa H.

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