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The trouble with jargon… and with plain language

This is a fuller version of an article that appears on RSA Comment Next month, the Plain Writing Act of 2010 comes into force in the USA.  Its purpose is “to improve the effectiveness and accountability of Federal agencies to … Continue reading

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A gamble that paid off

A Gambling Man by Jenny Uglow My rating: 5 of 5 stars Charles II is, in many ways, both too easy and too difficult a subject for a biography. He is one of those great defining characters of the British … Continue reading

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