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Writers Your Attention Please! Avoid Hard Words Use Simple And Plain Words In Your Writings

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When you write in plain English, you are not “dumbing it down”. You are clearing things up.

There are two main ways to make a text easier for everybody to read. One way is to use simpler concepts. This way, even people with little education will understand. Even people unfamiliar with the topic will understand.
For instance, try explaining climate change to someone with very little education. You could talk about the change in temperature and the melting ice caps and the rising oceans and how all this affects El Niño and… no way!
You’ll have to make the explanation itself simpler.

Should you dumb it down?

We’re putting things in the air that don’t belong. It’s messing up the weather patterns. We’ll have more tornadoes and more droughts that hurt the crops, so the price of food is going to rise.
That’s dumbing down. You’ll note that the words aren’t all that much simpler. It’s the ideas that I’ve simplified.
Sometimes you need to dumb things down so that everybody can understand.
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Dumb it down, or clear it up?

Courtesy:  David Leonhardt of  The Happy Guy Writing Services.
Thanks, Dave for the share.
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8 Comments

  1. Shuja
    Shuja

    You are right bro. Users are not coming to learn English but they are coming to get some information or collect something easily from your site. All site holders are sharing articles in top quality English and are using dictionary words. So, please share something simple and make it easy to help users. Thanks, dear for sharing your kindful information.

    April 25, 2019
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  2. John Steven
    John Steven

    Great tips, thank you.

    Writting great article is not really easy. I agree “Sometimes you need to dumb things down so that everybody can understand”, thanks for these tips.

    April 26, 2019
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  3. Thanks for featuring my content Philip. I am glad you found it useful. I do a lot of official writing and editing, so this is definitely something I see a lot. There will always be a need to ensure that communications are clear and understandable.
    David Leonhardt recently posted…Dumb it down, or clear it up?My Profile

    April 27, 2019
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    • Hi Dave,
      It’s indeed a great joy to share with my readers here. Nice that you pointed out the common mistake that every writer knowing or unknowingly commit these things in their writings.
      Keep writing. Keep sharing.
      Thanks
      Philip

      April 29, 2019
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  4. Truly informative.
    I have recently found SEMrush seo writing assistant which also checks for your content readability. I think that plugin is very helpful.
    Seriously, This is something we can do to make a revolutionary change in the blogging sphere. :P
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    April 29, 2019
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  5. Shreya Rane
    Shreya Rane

    Hello,

    This is such an amazing article,
    after reading this article I realised my mistakes what I was doing all these days.

    Thank you for sharing this amazing article.

    April 29, 2019
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  6. Misty Summers
    Misty Summers

    I absolutely agree and it something that can be hard to remember! The average reading level of major magazines and newspapers is around 3rd grade reading level. We get so used to consuming this info I think we forget how simply it is written.
    Thanks for sharing this wonderful information.
    Yes I agree fully let’s make our writings as simply as that so that any grade students can understand.
    Keep sharing.

    May 2, 2019
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  7. Karas Shawarma
    Karas Shawarma

    This is an amazing article, It is very helpful indeed, Great suggestions to follow. I think everyone needs to follow these steps. Thanks for sharing.

    July 5, 2019
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