Administrative Policy Writing
: it depends on your audience.
If you are writing to members of a group that has a unique jargon,
they may expect to see it. If you are writing to the general public, you
should seek to minimize it.
In fact, you may need to understand and use an audience’s jargon in
order to establish your own
with a particular profession or
Jargon can include
: “The company has installed two electrostatic
Terms of art
: “consideration” has an everyday meaning and a completely
different legal meaning.
: NPDES (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System)
Consider the following manual published by the EPA.