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Message  gerardM le Jeu 20 Aoû - 17:40

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Big, long words can be fun, but there is a lot to be said for simple English. What do you think?

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A Case for Simple English
There’s a tendency to presume that utilizing erudite and highly complex vernacular indicates superior intelligence. Cough, cough. Let’s just say that many people believe that …
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Message  MurielB le Jeu 20 Aoû - 21:42

Hi everyone
It is true that when you use erudite and highly complex words when you talk, you sound a bit strange and old-fashioned. It is a lot better to use street language. What is important is to make  everyone understand your words, because meaning is more important than form.

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