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Penguin Guide to Plain English: Express Yourself Clearly and Effectively

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In this guide for all writers and speakers of the English language, the author indicates common pitfalls and errors of grammar and syntax and explains how to avoid them. He includes a unique section tackling jargon in specific industries (recruitment, PR and banking for example.)
Unknown Binding, 360 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Penguin Books
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'We have to live in the real world, not in a philological hothouse. And for the moment the real world requires us to describe a blind or nearly blind person as 'visually impaired' and a person with abnormal mental limitations as someone with 'learning difficulties'. This book, however, is about the use of English. Its statements about usage cannot properly be measured according to the degree of compassion seemingly evidenced for those who suffer appalling afflictions. It is the relationship b
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