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A Plea for Plain English

Originally posted on The Proof Angel:
This is a memo to the War Cabinet headed “Brevity”. It is a bit depressing how little progress has been made. ‘To do our…

August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

T is for TRICOLON – the power of three

A tricolon is a sentence made up of three clearly defined parts. It’s often used in speeches Veni, vidi, vici (I came; I saw; I conquered.) Julius Caesar “with malice … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment