How to write, speak, and think more effectively.


[1st ed.].. New York, Harper [1960] .

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Subjects English language -- Rhetoric.
Public speaking.
Report writing.
Thought and thinking.
Description 362 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes "Includes material from [the author's] The art of plain talk, The art of readable writing, The art of clear thinking, How to test readability, and A new way to better English."
Summary Includes material from the author's The art of plain talk, The art of readable writing, The art of clear thinking, How to test readability, and A new way to better English.
Contents Part I: Lessons -- Let's start with Chinese -- Listen to plain talk -- Sentences come first -- Gadgets of language -- The grammar of gossip -- Live words -- Crowded words -- The glamour of punctuation -- Can science be explained? Rx for readability -- Degrees of plain talk -- Those unpredictable readers -- Are words necessary? -- How to operate a blue pencil -- How to be a fluent writer -- First person singular -- To be exact -- Quote ... unquote -- How to write like a pro -- Danger! Language at work -- The pursuit of translation -- Why argue? -- Legal rules and lively cases -- Enter a bright idea -- How to solve a puzzle -- Animal, vegetable, or mineral -- The more or less scientific method -- The harnessing of chance -- How not to rack your brain -- Freedom from error? -- Part II: Hints and devices -- How to write for busy readers -- How to say it with statistics -- How to test readability -- A quick self-test.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)987105
(OCoLC)ocm00987105
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WorldCat Identities Flesch, Rudolf, 1911-1986.
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