This is not satire; this guide really exists and the quotes in this post really come from the CIA’s Style Manual and Writer’s Guide.
People love a good secret. In fact, few things can be spread to all corners of the globe faster than something that nobody is supposed to know. So it is little wonder that when the CIA’s Style Manual and Writer’s Guide was leaked, we got our hands on a copy without even having to double-cross anybody, steal it or escape over a wall with machine guns blaring at our backs (lucky for us). [Read more…]