John Major and Boris Yeltsin

πŸ’Ž On communications being as simple as possible (but no simpler)

…I likes this exchange between John Major and Boris Yeltsin:

“JM: Well, Boris, in a word, how is Russia?

BY: Good.

JM: And in more than one word?

BY: Not good.”

Excerpt from: Lynn Barber’s review ofΒ A Life in Questions by Jeremy Paxman.

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