George Orwell and Exhaustive Idioms

“The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.”

George Orwell

http://www.quotationspage.com/quote/38090.html

See:

https://vimeo.com/120881072