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Helping the Public Understand What Government Writes

Friday, June 13, 2014

Judith Gillespie Myers, The Government Manager's Guide to Plain Language (Management Concepts Press, 2013)

Reviewed by Kitty Wooley

This is the third and most recent book about plain language by Judith Gillespie Myers, a journalist, radio newscaster, and news editor who also teaches government employees how to improve their writing skills. By the time one reads the fourth paragraph of the opening chapter—"These uninviting letters and reports read as though they are addressed to t

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