Omit needless words.

– William Strunk Jr.


born July 01, 1869
died: September 26, 1946
gender: male

William Strunk, Jr. was a beloved English professor at Cornell when he produced his influential writing guide, The Elements of Style—it was later updated by student E.B. White (Charlotte’s Web).


7 thoughts on “Omit…

  1. Strunk was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, 144 years ago today. 🙂

  2. there is a saying of Francis of Assisi. Words, I use to believe in words….
    Preach by action, use words if necessary.

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