Re: News story: GB gov't improves communication standards

Subject: Re: News story: GB gov't improves communication standards
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 09:05:24 -0700

Balderdash, er, poppycock, er Bob's your uncle. > Chris

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 9:01 AM, <arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com> wrote:

> There has been a Plain English movement in state and federal government in
> the US for some time, so I presumed that Great Britain also had a similar
> policy. Apparently, it's relatively new for them to disapprove of unclear
> legalese. Nonetheless, I give them credit for taking these steps:
>
> http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSTRE52H3OH20090318
>
> The flip side, though, is a problem with "banned words." The moment we star
> banning words, we infringe on freedom of speech. And, as anyone know knows
> me knows, that's intolerable--in the US, Britain, or anywhere.
>
> Arroxane
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