Importance of Vocabulary

Former dean of Yale Law School, Robert Hutchins, reports that a woman came up to him after a lecture and said:

“You were simply superfluous. I have never heard such an enervating speech.”

“Thank you,” Hutchins replied, ” I am thinking of having it published posthumously.”

“Wonderful,” the woman replied, “the sooner the better.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s