Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People has been updated as How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age. A ghastly sample sentence:
Today’s biggest enemy of lasting influence is the sector of both personal and corporate musing that concerns itself with the art of creating impressions without consulting the science of need ascertainment.My sector of personal musing has consulted need ascertainment, and it has been determined that it would be interesting to read the original book. Elaine just found a copy at a library book-sale.
Dwight Garner, Classic Advice: Please, Leave Well Enough Alone (New York Times)