… That’s how I’d do it, if it were me. But a whole lot of people aren’t me.
When Holk, after two days of steady work, succeeded in eliminating meaningless statements, vague gibberish, useless qualifications – in short, all the goo and dribble – he found he had nothing left. Everything canceled out. "Lord Dorwin, gentlemen, in five days of discussion didn't say one damned thing, and said it so you never noticed."