Posts tagged "Jeremy Paxman"

John Major and Boris Yeltsin

An Example that Shows Communications Should be as Simple as Possible, but no Simpler

October 10, 2018 Posted by Excerpts 0 thoughts on “An Example that Shows Communications Should be 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 of A Life in Questions by Jeremy Paxman.

NEW! Behavioural Science Flashcards

Get the latest Gems in your inbox

* indicates required