RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing

Subject: RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <madelynboudreaux -at- ge -dot- com>, <steve -dot- janoff2 -at- teradata -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 17:13:54 -0400


While the examples on this website are interesting case studies of how atrocious governmental writing can be, I don't think there is a single "after" example that comes very close to minimalist writing as most of us understand that term.

-Fred Ridder


> Subject: RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing
> Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 16:58:44 -0400
> From: MadelynBoudreaux -at- ge -dot- com
> To: Steve -dot- Janoff2 -at- Teradata -dot- com; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>
> Steve Janoff wrote:
> >I'd really like to see examples of how other
> >writers have achieved a minimalist style.
>
> Hi, Steve:
>
> Plainlanguage.gov is a treasure trove. Here's their before-and-after
> page:
> http://www.plainlanguage.gov/examples/before_after/index.cfm
>
> Sincerely,
> Madelyn Boudreaux

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References:
Examples of Minimalist Writing: From: Janoff, Steve
RE: Examples of Minimalist Writing: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)

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