Another attempt at plain language
everson at evertype.com
Fri Sep 18 18:39:20 CEST 2015
“Basic English” is a thing, Don… ;-)
> On 18 Sep 2015, at 02:26, dzo at bisharat.net wrote:
> VOA evidently defines its use of "special English" according to a limited list of words. The simple English Wikipedia seems less exact in its guidelines, but it also mentions a very limited "basic English" vocabulary of 850 words.
> Also, if "plain" is still part of the discussion along with "simple," I'd agree with the point that I think Doug Ewell made near the beginning of the thread that these two are probably not the same in most usage.
> Don Osborn
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