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Plain English Campaign is an independent group dedicated to fighting for plain English in public communication. In other words, no gobbledygook, jargon and legalese allowed! PEC has put together a fabulous set of resources to help you write and communicate clearly. Their free guides on How to Write in Plain English and The A-Z of Alternative Words are ones you’ll find yourself reaching for on a regular basis.
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