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Ethics in technical writing is a neglected field, perhaps because of the seemingly objective content. This paper explores ethical considerations regarding three language concerns: euphemism; obfuscation; and intentional ambiguity. Examples include short letters and memos that lend themselves to in-depth examination.
Frontiers in Education Conference, 1998. FIE '98. 28th Annual (Volume:1 )
Date of Conference: 4-7 Nov. 1998