At the end of the spectrum opposite of people who stammer or beat around the proverbial bush, there are those who are pithy (PITH-ee). To be pithy is to be several things—namely, brief, to-the-point, and potent. One who is pithy says what needs to be said in a concise, efficacious, and strong manner.
Editor’s Note: This post was written by Mark Jacobs. Mark is a volunteer assistant editor for Jet Fuel Review. He is double-majoring in Physics and Air Traffic Control Management at Lewis, but the left side of his brain is an avid writer. Mark is a junior and works as a ramp traffic controller at O’Hare and at Panera Bread, from which he does not steal dozens of bagels every day. He is also a tutor in Lewis’ Writing Center.