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In promulgating your esoteric cogitations or articulating your superficial sentimentalities, and amicable philosophical or psychological observations, beware of platitudinous ponderosity. Let your conversational communications possess a compacted conciseness, a clarified comprehensibility, a coalescent cogency, and a concatenated consistency.

Eschew obfuscation and all conglomeration of flatulent garrulity, jejune babblement, and asinine affectations.

Let your extemporaneous descantings and unpremeditated expatiations have intelligibility and voracious vivacity without rodomontade or thrasonical bombast.Sedulously avoid all polysyllabic profundity, pompous prolificacy, and vain vapid verbosity.

In short: "Be brief and don't use big words."

A Short Story

Waiting for a ferry - Cadiz.

“Una billete, Santa Cruz Tenerife, bicicleta, por favour”.
“Ferry full”, says the man behind the glass.
“…come back tomorrow”

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Hand-held VHF Radio

My review of the Standard Horizon 870E

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India - 1930's

What about this for a tour:

Fly to India in a Sutherland Flying Boat. Stay as a guest of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Kill a few tigers and a couple of thousand ducks. Sail to Italy and drive back to England through Germany just before war breaks out.

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Some people won't admit their faults. I would if I had any.