Why communicators should not speak German In your writing, any cluster of run-on adjectives and nouns totaling three (or more) likely means you’re talking like a vice president or a CEO, and you’re jabbering in a foreign tongue: German. By Bill SweetlandJuly 18, 2008 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.