Basic rules of Tech Writing make you look smart

Subject: Basic rules of Tech Writing make you look smart
From: arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com
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Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 11:09:17 -0500

Study: Simple Writing Makes You Look Smart

Long words used needlessly along with complicated font styles -- two tactics employed routinely by students trying to pad their work -- are perceived as coming from less intelligent writers.

Or, to put it simply: Short words and classic fonts make you look smart.


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