Are you using short and simple words?

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Improve your business writing by using short and easy words instead of longer and more difficult ones. Take the words you use when speaking to friends and colleagues. You really don’t need to use big words in business writing. You’ll see that you’ll be able to write quickly and clearly. And you might not even need a dictionary. Try it out!

Instead of …                          use …
approximately                          about
assist                                       help
purchase                                 buy

 

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Written by Christine Burgmer

4. March 2014