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How to master the peculiarly English art of the polite command

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
Polite English is very confusing

As regular readers will know, I’m a strong advocate of business English that’s short and to the point. But there are times when business writing demands more words, rather than fewer. When, for the sake of good business relationships, it pays to be wordy and indirect. (more…)