Quote of the Day

Daniel Oppenheimer, assistant professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University received the 2006 Ig Nobel Prize for Literature for his research about language, specifically this article:

Consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity: problems with using long words needlessly“, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Volume 20, Issue 2, Pages 139 – 156

Here’s the complete text of Oppenheimer’s acceptance speech at the Ig Nobel ceremony:

Conciseness is interpreted as intelligence… so: Thank you.

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