Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fat-free writing (more on plain English)

Plain English Guidelines: Keep sentences short Over the whole document, make average sentence length 15 to 20 words. Muddle is more likely in a long sentence, unless the construction is simple and well-organised. Learning to cut repetition and verbiage, using … Continue reading

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Plain English and short sentences (less is more)

Some words add nothing but length to your prose. Continue reading

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