Re: Functional illiteracy

Subject: Re: Functional illiteracy
From: Wendy Putman <wputman -at- CASTLETON -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 15:28:05 -0800

There are some plain language resources on the net, under the
federal department of justice's web site, ACJNet. (I think it's Australia has quite a strong plain language movement,
mostly in the legal area. When I worked at Legal Services Society, we
got a newsletter called ... hmmm ... _Communication_ that had a plain
language focus. The plain language section of the ACJNet site should
point you there, as well.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Miller [SMTP:joemiller -at- CANBERRA -dot- COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 1997 2:03 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Functional illiteracy
> Chris,
> >I've been pursuing info on the "Plain Language" movement...
> Plain Language is also something we (TWs) should be
> interested in. It's certainly something I've strived for
> personally, though without any formal training or
> guidance.
> If you can point us to any Plain Language resources, I for
> one would be grateful.
> --Joe
> joemiller -at- canberra -dot- com
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