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Bad EU jargon and Squid Game summits

11 days ago   |   By Politico

Welcome to Declassified, a weekly column looking at the lighter side of politics.
So how did you spend International Plain Language Day?
Johannes Hahn, the European commissioner for budget and administration, on Wednesday helpfully tweeted to remind everyone of the existence of this most glorious of days and even had a list of ways to make your writing clearer.
A couple stand out: “Avoid abbreviations” and “Don't use jargon.” These are clearly both great pieces of advice that I would give to any aspiring journalist (just after “for God's sake, nooooooo!” and “always wear sensible shoes”)...
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