Students are frequently told to flower-up their language to make it sound more elegant and astute. The problem is that flowering-up with the wrong kind of words just makes the writing worse. The…
Darin Hammond hits it on the head again! I have written in the past about how I thought I was a sub-standard writer because I couldn’t write the kind of flowery language that was required of me in school, and yet it turns out that I was on the right track with what came instinctually to me all along. Thanks for the reinforcement, Darin! This is truly what technical communicators need to keep in mind, and it’s what we need to teach our children so that they can be better professional writers, no matter what field they enter.
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