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chronicle.com — Together with wearing earth tones, driving Priuses, and having strong opinions about foreign policy, the most conspicuous trait of the American professoriate may be the prose style called academese.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @DavidGrann: Why does a profession that trades in words "turn out prose that is turgid, soggy, wooden, bloated, clumsy, obscure?' buff.ly/1vprmPf

Sep 29, 2014

Prose that is turgid, soggy, wooden, bloated, clumsy, obscure, unpleasant to read, and impossible to understand. shar.es/1aInWq

Sep 29, 2014

This headline sums it up nicely: Why Academics' Writing Stinks shar.es/1aELVt via @chronicle

Sep 29, 2014

RT @chronicle: "The most conspicuous trait of the American professoriate may be the prose style called academese." chroni.cl/10e85Wb

Sep 29, 2014

RT @vpostrel: Why Academic Writing Stinks: Thoughtful piece by @sapinker buff.ly/1rAQWRh His new book on writing style buff.ly/1rAQWRi

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