Tips from the feds for writing clearly
You may not look to the government for writing advice, but a group of federal workers offers ideas for battling stuffy language.
Who would have thought the government would have anything helpful—or even intelligible—to say on the subject of plain language and clear writing? But the federal "Guidelines for Creating Plain Language Materials" isn't just for bureaucrats who get writer's block when they trying to type up a document in normal English. It can serve as a refresher for communicators—or something to slip under the office door of that jargon-addicted executive. The guidelines read more...
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