Plain English

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Here you can learn all about plain English. About parts of speech; about how a mediocre lawyer can turn the active passive; make a simple preposition into a compound one in the blink of an eye. About how to nominalise verbs - or should I say, how to subject verbs to nominalisation. About how to ornament a perfectly sensible conjunction into a dense conjunctival phrase.

  • Why- Why should I write in plain English?
  • Why Not - Why don't we write in plain English all the time?
  • How - Ok, so how do I do this?
  • Details - Any specific examples?

Plain English Anatomy Noun | Verb | Adjective | Adverb | Preposition | Conjunction | Latin | Germany | Flannel | Legal triplicate | Nominalisation | Murder your darlings