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Examples of bad writing - West Valley College, Saratoga CA

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Good and Bad Academic Writing: some examples - This Itch of Writing

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Good and Bad Academic Writing: some examples. You've probably got here from my post about Academic Writing; if you haven't you might want to have a look ...

Sample BAD and GOOD paragraphs - Writing Help (formatting ...

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5 days ago ... The weather in 1816 Europe was abnormally wet, keeping many inhabitants indoors that summer. From April until September of that year, ...

Plain Language: Examples

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Look at a variety of plain-language examples, including legal documents, award– winners' products, and a hilarious overview of good writing gone bad in our ...

33 Of The Most Hilariously Terrible First Sentences In Literature ...

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Sep 12, 2013 ... Every year, the announcement of Bulwer-Lytton Prize is a gift from bad writing heaven. ... the contest asks writers to submit an opening sentence for the “worst of ..... comedy, you know, as opposed to examples of bad writing.

style - Where can I find examples of really bad writing? - English ...

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Feb 2, 2015 ... Ideally it would be scientific or technical writing, but anything factual ... Clarification: I'm looking for paragraph-long examples, not fragments.

Examples of Poor Writing - Valdosta State University

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The grammar and style errors listed below can mean the difference between an “ A” and a “C” or a “B” and a “D” or worse. You should take the time to reacquaint ...

'Rigorously disentangle' and other examples of bad federal writing ...

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Jan 28, 2015 ... The guardians of clear and concise writing in government awarded top honors Tuesday to the Department of Homeland Security, the Social ...

Turgid Prose - an immodest collection of bad writing - Trygve.Com

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Since 1982, the English Department at San Jose State University has sponsored the prestigious Bulwer-Lytton bad writing contest [ www.bulwer-lytton.com ] in ...

What makes bad writing bad? | Books | The Guardian

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May 20, 2016 ... Bad writers often have many reasons for writing the way they do … ... I'll give you some examples: Jack Kerouac, John Updike, David Foster ...

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Snippets: Some Examples of Bad Writing for Your Amusement and ...

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Snippets: Some Examples of Bad Writing for Your Amusement and Horror. INSTRUCTIONS: Correct each of the following snippets of prose so that it says what ...

Examples of bad writing? : writing - Reddit

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Aug 13, 2014 ... And I think more importantly, what is bad writing? I've been absorbing all the tips/ tricks/advice posted on this sub and am wondering what all of ...

Bad Writing - sample pages from Improve your Writing Skills Mantex

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sample pages from 'Improve your Writing Skills'. This is a short rogues' gallery of bad practice. It is short because we don't want to dwell on negative examples, ...