Conversational Maxims from Paul Grice

Quantity: Don’t say too much or too little.
Quality: Don’t say what you don’t believe or what you have no reason to believe.
Relevance: Be relevant.
Manner: Be brief & orderly. Avoid obscurity & ambiguity.

Written on November 29, 2012 at roughly 5:56 pm. And by roughly I mean at that exact time.

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Timothy Long November 29, 2012 at roughly 7:32 pm

Nice set of proverbs. I completely fail at manner.