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Sunday, December 23, 2018

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Mr Simon

Enjoy a couple of days off and celebrate the standstill of the sun at Yuletide, and dance with the elven or whatever. Thank you for all your efforts this past year. Cheers


concise and succinct = said in a clear and short way; expressing what needs to be said without unnecessary words.

short and clear.

"Concise frequently refers to style, and signifies the expression of much in few words; succinct is generally applied to the matter, the less important things being omitted: thus a concise style or phrase, but a succinct narrative or account." [Century dictionary]

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Succinct briefly and clearly expressed. (synonyms)concise, short (and sweet), brief, compact, condensed, crisp, laconic, terse, to the point, pithy, epigrammatic, synoptic, gnomic; "just a succinct report, please"

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