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Paper cut-out of people holding hands surrounding a globe and pile of coins. People, globe and coins are on soil that has green shoots poking through the dirt.

Plain English Foundation is excited to announce that EdventureCo has been certified as a B Corporation by global network B Lab.

Worker receives multiple urgent emails

After years of critically analysing emails – the good, the bad and the ugly – we’ve come up with 2 recommendations that will guarantee your email gets read.

Legislator signs bill

In an exciting win for plain language, the US Senate has passed the Clear and Concise Content Act of 2022. One official says, ‘This bill does exactly what its name implies – it makes government communications easier to understand.’

To celebrate the launch of our new website, we’re running a competition!...

Two lion clubs play together on the grass in their fenced enclosure while an adult lion reclines nearby

When 5 lions escaped their exhibit last month, the zoo released a statement blaming an 'integrity issue' for the breach. This was just one example of spin that caught our eye in this year's round-up of the worst public language.

The letters K I S S cut out from a magazine and pinned to a corkboard

So you want to writing in plain English, but you're not sure where to start? One of the most effective things you can do is replace complex words and phrases with a simpler, shorter alternative.