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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink." — George Orwell
When someone uses so much jargon that you have no idea what they're talking about, that is usually a sign that they don't either.
The more fancy language someone uses, the less they tend to know about a subject. More often than not, it's a way to dress up a lack of understanding.
This goes for any type of communication in our work. You're better off being honest than pretending you've got it all figured out.
Where are you compensating for a lack of understanding? Replace that with with honesty today.
About the creator 👤
Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic.
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