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5/4/11 Now let’s get back to editing. .. Adapted from: Mary Ellen Guffey,  Business Communication: 
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5/4/11 Revise for Clarity, Conciseness and Readability Keep it simple; avoid indirect, pompous language. Keep it conversational; use natural, familiar language . Remove opening fillers; avoid wordiness. Be concise; eliminate redundancies and compound prepositions. Reduce compound prepositions. Purge empty words; unclutter your sentences. Kick the noun habit; use simple verbs. Dump trite business phrases and expressions
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5/4/11 Keep it Simple Avoid indirect, pompous language. Foggy: It would not be inadvisable for you to affix your signature at this point in time. Clear: You may sign now. Foggy: The purpose of this email is to notify staff members that you will not be able to park in the parking lot while it is being repaved next week. Clear: Please park on Elm Street while the parking lot is being paved next
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5/4/11 Keep it Conversational Use natural, familiar language. Formal:
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course BUSINESS 2196 taught by Professor Katiegerst during the Spring '10 term at Temple.

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