What's All This Then?
Sunday, October 07, 2012
CHICAGO TRIBUNE "QOTE-ACROSTIC" ANSWER FOR OCTOBER 7, 2012
As promised, here’s the answer to this Sunday’s Chicago Tribune Quote-Acrostic puzzle. I’ll get back to some delayed commentary on the first presidential debate shortly.
The great enemy of language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.
The author of the quote is listed as G - obviously George -Orwell - and the title of the puzzle is "Tired Old Idioms"