TestimonialsPlain language is gaining in popularity as we come to realize how powerful it can be in saving us time and money. Here are just a few of the statements leaders—and front-line employees—have made about why plain language is important.
Leaders in government and business
Marion Blakey , former Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, asked federal employees to write more plainly because it will pay huge dividends in improved customer service, safer skills, and reduced costs. Access a 4-minute video file from Marion Blakey on why plain language matters.
Warren Buffett has been called the greatest stock-market investor of modern times. See what he says about plain language in this preface to the Security and Exchange Commission's Plain English Handbook.
Tommy Thompson , George W. Bush’s former Secretary of Health and Human Services, has this to say about plain language and the federal plain language group.Federal employees speak.