esoteric verbosity (was Re: [thechat] good article on processes, problem solving, and teaching old dogs new tricks)

Ben Dyer ben_dyer at
Wed Jan 16 16:32:23 CST 2002

On 04:21 PM 1/16/2002, spinhead said to me:
> > "Esoteric verbosity culminates in communicative ennui."  Yes, that's the

Via just to be sure...

Wordiness limited to a small circle of people results in a feeling of 
weariness and dissatisfaction concerning the communication.

It basically boils down to "using a wordy phrase is annoying"'s one of 
those jokes that after you figure out what it means, you either laugh or 
roll your eyes, depending on personality.


Ben Dyer, Senior Internet Developer, Imaginuity Interactive

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