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Politics and the English Language, Rule 5

Rule 5: Never use a foreign phrase, a scientific word, or a┬ájargon word if you can think of an everyday English equivalent. Nobody likes a know-it-all. For convenience’s sake, let’s refer to all language that may baffle your readers as “jargon.” Orwell feels that using jargon is “never” a good idea. In the best case, Read the full article…

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