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Any serious or semi-serious thinking, speaking, writing person must read. A masterpiece of insight, commentary and wit on the abduction and torture of the English language!Published on May 18, 2013 by lois v harrison
If enough people read Don Watson's book, maybe we'll all be able to speak normal once again.
As a ccommunication coach and corporate trainer, I fly all over the U.S. Read more
The premise of this book is sound, but as other reviewers have said, it is an unstructured mess. It starts off well enough, but after a few chapters of directionless examples of... Read morePublished on October 11, 2008 by Begurken
Clear writing takes the Tux off the bull and reveals it for what it is. No one can say that often enough.Published on September 8, 2006 by Philip E. Nast
Anyone whose job requires that they write clearly and compellingly should read this book.Published on August 23, 2006 by F. Leigh Branham
I cannot believe that publisher accepted to bring this book to market. This is a terrible & pointless critic of the language. Read morePublished on October 4, 2005 by jean-marc
Does someone else see the flaw in comparing Annual reports with Shakespeare?
I agree that jargon is a strangler of communication. Read more
The English language is in a sorry state, with clichés, bad wording, and doublespeak phrases abounding. Read morePublished on September 5, 2005 by Midwest Book Review