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ERIC Number: EJ470413
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0049-3155
Why We Use Big Words: A Historical Perspective.
Altom, Tim
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v40 n3 p456-58 Aug 1993
Describes briefly the historical development of the English language. Argues that technical writers should use mostly words derived from Anglo-Saxon with only an occasional drop of Latinate to liven things up. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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