Midlanders' irritation over use of jargon revealed

Research released today shows 90% of people in the East Midlands and four out of five people in the West Midlands find the use of jargon irritating.

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Campaign urges use of more simple language

The Plain English Campaign, based in Derbyshire, are urging people to use less jargon, and more simple language to get their point across.

It comes after a survey revealed most people in the region are irritated by the use of jargon, or 'buzz-words', such as 'thinking outside the box' or 'leveraging'.

Steve Jenner, from the campaign team, says the use of language where the meaning is clear should be used more often.

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