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ERIC Number: EJ439191
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-8756-1972
Readability: Theory and Practice.
Wells, Barron; Spinks, Nelda
Bulletin of the Association for Business Communication, v54 n4 p46-47 Dec 1991
Investigates readability levels of correspondence sent out by Gulf Coast area business offices. Finds that a large majority of the correspondence sent out from the offices under study is written at too high a reading level. Finds also that the greatest problem lies in syllable intensity--the use of "big" words where everyday words would have sufficed. (PRA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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