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  • Keep it simple: Key to impressive writing

    11/01/2005 9:10:26 AM PST · by CarrotAndStick · 118 replies · 2,283+ views
    The Times of India ^ | Tuesday, November 01, 2005 09:27:03 am | IANS
    Though copy editors and popular writers have known it for long, an experiment by a psychologist establishes the key to impressive writing - keep it plain and simple. Writers who use long words needlessly and choose complicated font styles in print are seen as less intelligent than those who employ basic vocabulary and plain text, according to new research from the Princeton University in New Jersey to be published in the next edition of Applied Cognitive Psychology. In the study titled 'Consequences of Erudite Vernacular Utilized Irrespective of Necessity: Problems with Using Long Words Needlessly', Daniel Oppenheimer based his findings...
  • KISS - (Democrat slogan: "Keep It Simple, Stupid!")

    05/05/2005 6:18:18 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 8 replies · 236+ views
    GULF1.COM ^ | MAY 5, 2005 | DR. M. SYDNEY WALLACE
    The United States is currently embroiled in a national debate over the Social Security program of the nation. This national debate is being initiated and fueled by President George W. Bush because he aptly thinks that something needs to be changed. President Bush correctly stresses that the Democrat Party has been successful in growing the system into an American version of socialism. Like all prior socialistic programs in the past, it is too top heavy and will soon collapse under its own financial weight. He is traveling all around the nations speaking to anyone that will listen to him that...