"Single-word intelligibility in speakers with repaired cleft palate."
12.53), comparing these writers with the old Ionic logographers, says that they paid no attention to ornament, and considered the only merits of a writer to be intelligibility and conciseness.
His chief aim in writing was plainness and intelligibility, but his want of order and logical precision thwarted his purpose.
But, secondly, the pneumatic utterances technically known as speaking with tongues failed to reach this level of intelligibility; for Paul compares "a tongue" to a material object which should merely make a noise, to a pipe or harp twanged or blown at random without tune or time, to a trumpet blaring idly and not according to a code of signal notes.
(ii.) Perhaps the worst thing we can do, from the point of view of intelligibility, is to " clear of fractions " by multiplying both sides by 6.