An excellent conception can be quite obscured by faulty technical execution or clarified by faultless technique.
Slang is vigorous and apt. Probably most of our vital words were once slang.
There are houses whose souls have passed into the limbo of Time, leaving their bodies in the limbo of London. Such was not quite the condition of Timothy's on the Bayswater Road, for Timothy's soul still had one foot in Timothy Forsyte's body, and Smither kept the atmosphere unchanging, of camphor and port wine and house whose windows are only opened to air it twice a day.
The bicycle. . . has been responsible for more movement in manners and morals than anything since Charles the Second. Under its influence, wholly or in part, have blossomed weekends, strong nerves, strong legs, strong language. . . equality of sex, good digestion and professional occupation - in four words, the emanicipation of women.