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Baidridge
seeks to
weed out
lingo
DAILY
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WASHINGTON (AP)-A word
processor programmed not to print cer-
tain words is the latest step in U.S.
Secretary of Commerce Malcolm
Baldridge's campaign .to weed out
overly long or incorrect language in
government.
Baldridge, a one-time cowboy who
began his fight for plain talk in March,
has fixed some machines to stop and
flash "Don't Use This Word!" if, when.
scanning memos, they find any words
forbidden by their memory banks.
HE SAYS HE wants lean sentences,
active verbs, and no unnecessary ad-
jectives or adverbs.
"In short, halfway between Ernest

The'Micbigan'Daily-Thursday, July 23, 1981-Page l
Hemingway and Zane Grey with no "many people spoke in multisyllabic
bureaucratese," he tells his employees. words and phrases that I'm not sure
Some of the words and phrases even they understood completely."
Baldridge's processors don't like in- "The only reason I could see for them
lude: "I would hope," "I would like to talking that kind of talk was a subcon-
express my appreciation," scious urge to cover one's self. There is
"delighted," "glad," "happy," a kind of protection in statements and a
"hopefully," "however," "in- recommendation so vague that it can be
stitutionalize," "serious crisis," "very interpreted two or three ways on a
much," and "viable." single issue.
HE HAS WARNED employees to A sampling of recent letters sent to
avoid such redundant phrases as: "im-
portant essentials," "final outcome," the Cabinet secretary for his signature
"future plans" and "end result.' gives an idea of his correspondence.
When he first came to government, One to a State Department official
Baldrige related in a recent talk to a had Baldrige "gratified by your
public relations group, he noticed that willingness to aid in this endeavor.

Students show work at Art Fair
(Continued from Page 3)
work because the other paintings don't Nash said. Doing portraits at the Fair
statement that usally turns out to be sell as well. "keeps me from stereotyping what a
some sort of political statement." THE FAIR "gives me a chance to se face should look like and to see what's
HER BOLD paintings are on exhibit all kinds of people. It's interesting to really there."
to provoke thought-and they are not see how many different kinds of faces Nash charges $15 for the portraits
for sale. "I call them my children," there are," Nash said. because, shesaid, "I don't think people
DerDerian said, "I may never sell a "I call myself a figurative humanist. have as much money right now."
painting in my life." I generally work with human figures,"
She added, "I don't think there are
enough minority students (in the Art
Fair). To my knowledge, I'm the only
black woman." IT e
For recent Art School graduate Mary Do a Tree aFavor
Nash, the Art Fair is a source of in-
spiration for her figurative painting.
Nash does sepia and chalk portraits for
Art Fair patrons, and she said she uses
the faces in her future paintings. She
does portraits instead of exhibiting her

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