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Do I Make Myself Clear?

Journal Entry (Sunday January 29, 2023)

I’ve been reading ”Do I Make Myself Clear” by Harold Evans. The following is from his book, explaining the difference between four words that we frequently confuse.

”Inchoate/Incoherent: Inchoate describes something not ready to be judged incoherent, or “lacking clarity.” The inchoate idea or thing is embryonic, in the early stages of being formed.”

In other words, you can’t judge an inchoate idea as incoherent. Simply put, there isn’t enough thought behind an inchoate idea it to even say it is incoherent.

Keep in mind, it takes a logophile to truly appreciate the English language, but those who don’t frequently suffer logorrhea…