(TOOL) (PDF) – Guide to misuse of English | From Words to Deeds


The European Court of Auditors makes available a free, downloadable 59-page guide entitled Misused English words and expressions in EU publications.

As far as I’m concerned, it is precious far beyond the EU’s own publications – these issues come up regularly in all kinds of situations.

The list of “ouch” terms was produced using a corpus of texts from the Court of Auditors, and supplemented by …


PDF file, 59 pages

via: From Words to Deeds: translation & the law

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