Essays Tagged: "Plain English"

Microprocessors

processing unit, usually contained on a single integrated circuit (Wyant and Hammerstrom, 193). In plain English this simply means that a microprocessor is the brain of a computer and it is only on o ...

(11 pages) 183 1 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Adorable 'Lah'

king the streets of London or sipping coffee at a sidewalk cafe somewhere in Paris, and you hear in plain English, "So expensive-lah" or "So hot-lah", just turn around in the direction of the voice an ... now what to say-lah. This kind of things very hard to say one." or"I'm so fed-up one, you know. I explain how many times in simple English, still cannot get through one."Sometimes if you use one once ...

(4 pages) 24 1 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Aristophanes' Lysistrata - Example of Comedy Play

the conflict of the men. Once the women have all come, the great Lysistrata spells out the plan in plain English (just meant it was quite clear) to the women. The plan is to withhold sex from their m ... e come to see that men are in desperate need of womanly company. Many men sporting erections and complaining of pain, due to the lack of companionship of women, we see one specific conversation of a m ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Leading With Lee

some temporary relief of the sight of fighting armies which had left much of the state in waste. In plain English, the invasion was a matter of limited objectives and Lee's army was going to have to f ... some temporary relief of the sight of fighting armies which had left much of the state in waste. In plain English, the invasion was a matter of limited objectives and Lee's army was going to have to f ...

(17 pages) 48 2 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Oxymoron

erms are combined". Contrary to popular belief, the oxymoron is not a mentally challenged steer. In plain English, it's putting words together that, by definition, cancel each other out I know what yo ... I know what you're still confused, so let's use a "constructive attitude" and see if I am able to explain things better than "educational television" can.Sometimes we make the oxymoron make sense to u ...

(2 pages) 12 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Legal writing and drafting: Plain English use in the law.

ut what they want others to believe- not what is, but what works"To what extent, if at all, has the plain language movement been successful in removing the 'bullshit' from traditional legal English?In ... hit' from traditional legal English?IntroductionIn considering the question 'to what extent has the plain language movement been successful in removing the 'bullshit' from traditional legal English?' ...

(10 pages) 33 0 3.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

New technology

ck of your contacts, and access information from the Internet. Just tell Portico what you want - in plain everyday words, or if you like, retreive the same information over the web. Portico works the ... works(). The sophisticated voice recognition technology can identify thousands of phrases spoken in plain English().The service architecture is based on recognized industry standards. So it's confi ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

this report is to help find teh differences in te

owever mean that we should be using pompous or overly complex forms of expression. Try and stick to plain English and keep sentences short (ie around 20 words).Avoid sensational or emotional forms of ... s "management", "culture", "leadership", "power", "human resources", should always be defined and explained.What are the components that may be included in a report? Title Page This should include the ...

(3 pages) 351 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess,

eepier. Even when using the strange language so you couldn?t understand it as well as if it were in plain English, the main idea of what was going on was still sickening. These pictures also stick wit ...

(3 pages) 936 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry