TITLE

Plain language can be sweet

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Andrea
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jun2011, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Deborah Bosley, associate professor of English at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte, is presented. When asked about the meaning of plain language, she refers to the use of proven writing schemes which can improve the comprehension skills of readers. She highlights some examples which are in contrary to the conventions of plain language. She also notes the legal requirements for the said language.
ACCESSION #
61833688

 

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