A set of brackets is a barrier to understanding between the reader and the writer.
– [slate.com/human-interest/2021/]

The quote in itself is a standalone reminder of presence of friction in writing. Any writing.

The linked story is also interesting, but this quote just jumped out of the text as I was reading it. Probably (am I just being apologetic?) because I tend to (BS! I do it all the time and with passion (whatever that means)) overuse(!) parentheses (and other fancy characters on my keyboard) and such (but I do not do it on purpose - well, it just feels right (sometimes, obviously)).


@FailForward ha! This is the perfect level of vulnerability and comedy the rest of the internet should aspire to attain. I also appreciate the dash of informative nuance. Following!

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