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Old 08-09-2011, 12:27 PM   #2363
Corey Kissel
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 76

Originally Posted by Shane Skowron View Post
That little piece of prose reminds me of this:

George Orwell's 5 Rules for Effective Writing:
1. Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print.
2. Never use a long word where a short one will do.
3. If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out.
4. Never use the passive where you can use the active.
5. Never use a foreign phrase, a scientific word, or a jargon word if you can think of an everyday English equivalent.

Also, I just found an exclusive outtake from the At the Chalkboard series:
It took me literally 5 minutes after I watched it before it hit me, but that video literally sums up EVERYTHING the xfit has become. Absolutely PERFECTLY fitting video, I honestly can't stop cracking up after watching that awesome find I really think everyone should see that and just think about every question they've had about xfit, because that video answers EVERYTHING.
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