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Plain language and the document revolution

by Carol M. Baldwin

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Published by Lamp Lighter Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Style.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric.,
  • Report writing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarol M. Baldwin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1421 .B27 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 172 p. :
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3659930M
    ISBN 100966635825
    LC Control Number2002527424
    OCLC/WorldCa56413066

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    PLAIN LANGUAGE. 1. Usage without social pretensions, overly complex structures, and such actual or supposed frills as poetic flourishes, foreignisms, and technical jargon. 2. Plain English: Drafting Documents in Plain Language (title of book published by the US Practising Law Institute, ). 3. The usage of the Protestant denomination known as the Quakers or Society of Friends (founded in. A communication is in plain language if its wording, structure, and design are so clear that the intended audience can easily find what they need, understand what they find, and use that information. Source: International Plain Language Federation When drafting a plain language text, there are 5 general areas to consider: Audience and purpose Structure.

    PLAIN LANGUAGE subject is too complex to benefit from Plain English Anyway, for a better look at the myths, you should see a devastating article by Robert Benson9' and the re-port on Plain English by the Law Re-form Commission of Victoria, Austra-lia Whatever the excesses of some proponents, I believe they have the bet-. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Drafting documents in plain language, New York, N.Y. ( Seventh Ave., New York ): Practising Law Institute.


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