Promise nothing and nothing is all they get

David Chartrand

David Chartrand

America will never heal its ailing health care system until we find a cure for bad writing. Our physically and mentally ill are held captive by academia nuts and jargon jugglers incapable of composing a simple declarative sentence.

Bad writing is like bad food. It’s difficult to define but easy to detect. If the swallowing doesn’t make you ill, the indigestion will.  Nothing creates nausea-induced ambiguity like the writing of government reports, page after page of lip service and insincerity smothered with lame verbs like “enhance” and “explore” and “consider” and “facilitate.”  I call the syndrome “badverbia.” Continue reading

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