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Unformatted text preview: Some examples of jargon in my field are net balance and accrued rent expense. 12. When a verb is converted into a noun expression weakens business writing an example of this “made an observation” when the writer should simply state “observed.” 13. Proofreading should be done once the entire message has been written. It is easier to pick up the overall tone of the message. Proofreading before the document is omitted can be a waste of time. 14. When proof reading, special attention should be given to spelling, grammar, punctuation, names and numbers, and format. 15. When proofreading complex documents you should allow adequate time, prepare to find mistakes, reduce reading speed, and read it twice. These additional proofreading techniques are not usually necessary for routine documents....
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- Spring '09
- Business, Theresa Mueller, Theresa Mueller BA