Plain Language Tipsheet (2010)

In this document, which complements “Plain Language: A guide to clear, effective communication,” the authors define plain language and explain why it is both effective and efficient.

They also use the acronym POWER to summarize their guidelines for using plain language: Pinpoint your purpose and audience; Outline your document; Write or rewrite; Enhance with design; Read, test and revise.

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Saskatchewan Literacy Network (SLN). Plain Language Tipsheet 2010. Web. 5 Mar. 2021 <>
Saskatchewan Literacy Network (SLN) (2010). Plain Language Tipsheet. Retrieved March 5, 2021, from
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