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How to speak plainly, by Pooh Bear

With two small children, we’ve spent a lot of time reading and listening to A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh recently. The children love it, but so do the adults. If you haven’t read them for a long time you could do much worse than try them again. There is a lot of wisdom in those books. As one small example, I find there’s a lot of owl speak around as we get older, where we could all probably benefit with a dose of Pooh’s simplicity. For example, in another story Owl explains:

“Well, the customary procedure in such cases is as follows.”

“What does Crustimoney Proseedcake mean?” said Pooh.

…”It means, the Thing to Do.” says Owl.

Thanks A.A. Milne and E.H. Shephard.

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