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Why the government can’t write in plain English

"Over the past several days, Americans have been concluding a painful spring ritual, checking their math, signing their checks, and putting the finishing touches on their tax forms."

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Plain Writing Association

Plain Writing Association - documenting the plain language movement and all the legislative efforts to make government write in clear and concise language.
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Center for Plain Language

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"Plain language matters. The Center is an advocate for clear communication and plain language in government, business, non-profits, and universities--everywhere."

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Plain English and the balance between clarity and aesthetics

A look at the plain language movement.

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Plain Language Wizardry™

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Plain language means presenting information to people in a way that makes sense to them. Knowing your audience and their needs is the first step to...
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Purdue OWL: Conciseness

This resource will help you write clearly by eliminating unnecessary words and rearranging your phrases.
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PLAIN: Plain Language Association International

PLAIN is a volunteer professional association that advocates clear writing and provides free online resources to help you use language that everyone in your audience can easily understand...
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Fuzzy writing, fussy reading | Macmillan

Fuzzy writing, fussy reading | Macmillan | Plain Language | Scoop.it
Last week, Stephen Bullon reviewed the 2011 Plain English Campaign awards, to which I’ll now add a few thoughts of my own.
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