David Trevena: Tillotson's Friend
Winston Smith : How's the Newspeak Committee?
Syme : Working overtime. Plusbig waste is in adjectives. Plusbig waste is timing the language to scientific advance.
Winston Smith : Yes...
Syme : It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words. You wouldn't have seen the Dictionary 10th edition, would you Smith? It's that thick.
[illustrates thickness with fingers]
Syme : The 11th Edition will be that
Syme : thick.
Winston Smith : So, the Revolution will be complete when the language is perfect?
Syme : The secret is to move from translation, to direct thought, to automatic response. No need for self-discipline. Language coming from here
Syme : , not from here
Syme : .
Tillotson's Friend : [leans over from another table] Excuse me for intruding. But what you're saying is that we should be rid of the last vestiges of Goldsteinism when the language has been cleaned. I couldn't be more in agreement with you, brother.