Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Sink the Jargonaut... and have fun doing so!

As I said yesterday, communicating plainly gets the message across. Jargon/gibberish/gobbledygook, when spotted, must be shot out of the water and sunk!

But you can have fun doing that. With that in mind, here's a great site:

Plain English Campaign

One of its tools is a gobbledygook generator:

Have fun! Next, check out the site's Golden Bull awards:


Not to be outdone, the Wall Street Journal has its Business Buzzwords Generator...,5%7C%7C2%7C%7C1


If you are in the educational line of work, you'll love this one...

Educational Jargon Generator


All is not lost here. I spotted this attempt by a bank's credit card division to simplify the fine print in its ad, with a dose of humour!...

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