Re: Writing clearly

Subject: Re: Writing clearly
From: mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net
To: Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 21:09:42 +0000 (UTC)



Avoid fancy-schmancy phrases like "unambiguous antecedents."



;-)



matt
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Subject: Writing clearly

I'm putting together a list of tips for writing clearly (for example,
ensure that your pronouns have unambiguous antecedents). Contributions
are welcome.

I posted a similar request on the copyediting list. I suspect that
this list will produce different suggestions. Â...RM

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