Kurt Vonnegut on being understood

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

If I broke all the rules of punctuation, had words mean whatever I wanted them to mean, and strung them together higgledly-piggledy, I would simply not be understood. So you, too, had better avoid Picasso-style or jazz-style writing if you have something worth saying and wish to be understood.

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/01/14/how-to-write-with-style-kurt-vonnegut/?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer9cd84&utm_medium=twitter

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