A good vocabulary is only as good as your audience’s ability to understand it

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This is why most news and newspapers are written at an 8th grade level.

kaiswil2

That’s why is more important to be a good communicator.

AladdinTN

Messing this up is the worst. Too simple, and people will think you’re condescending or an idiot. Too complex, and you come off like a total prick. One of the skills that took me forever to learn was being able to mirror the other person’s vocabulary level to avoid falling one way or the other.

Gekokapowco

People don’t need to understand you as long as they think they do.

fatbunny23

People are Byelingual

Karpukoly