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Foreword by Lyman Bryson
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abstract adjectives affixes per 100 American Aneurin Bevan average sentence Basic Basic English bites Chapter Chinese class of sales corundum count course device Dictionary EASY English eco-nom-ic economic empty words everything example explain fact Fairly Difficult FAIRLY EASY George Oliver Curme gobbledygook grade grammar guage happens hard idea idioms important instance JOE PALOOKA Katharine Cornell kind Lend-Lease literary look magazine Maury Maverick maximum price means never noun number of affixes number of personal passage Paul de Kruif personal references plain English plain talk prose Pulp magazine readable reader Reader's Digest rewrite rhetoric Rudolf Flesch rule sales or deliveries samples scientific semicolons sentence length simple language simplify speech split infinitive story style tell tence textbook things tion translate understand verbs writing written yardstick formula