[MV] The Super Wizard From Space #28: To Hell And Hell And Hell And Hell And Hell And Back Again, Part 4

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Fri Apr 6 20:50:06 PDT 2012

On 4/5/2012 8:18 AM, Wil Alambre wrote:
> On 2012-04-04, at 9:34 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
>> "Indeed you rationalize correctness. My noninfernal composure and
>> hermythological nature were mutually interfering until such time as we had
>> both sated our considerable hunger. Now that higher intellectual
>> functions are restored, it is now the occasion to proceed."
> I enjoy the Secret Living Language, but man, writing the dialogue is
> apain. I want to purposely use clumsily obtuse words, but I also have to
> make what's being said understandable. I haven't always been successful.
> It's one of the reasons the Language keeps to short, to-the-point bursts
> of speaking, rather than making long expositions like this one a habit.
> On the plus side, constantly going through the dictionary and
> thesaurus is doing wonders for my vocabulary :P

Hmm.  I didn't play with any thesaurus when I wrote my bit of Secret 
Living Language dialog.  But otherwise, writing convoluted 
unintelligible prose is easy for me.  Writing zippy *understandable* 
prose is haaard.  8{C>

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- http://www.eilertech.com/ ---------

Let's take a look, if you will, at the Second Amendment of the
Constitution, which protects every American's right to shoot another
American.  This cherished constitutional right to shoot people and make
them dead is currently recognized in all fifty states, most recently

- The Borowitz Report
March 2012.

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