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Useful links

If you would like to learn more about plain English movements elsewhere, you may wish to visit the following websites.

Plain Language Association International

PLAIN is an international volunteer non-profit organisation of plain language advocates and professionals. It helps people understand and use plain language principles, promotes research and development in plain language and offers marketing and networking services to its members. PLAIN's web site provides free plain language articles, writing tutorials, web links, news, networking opportunities, professional support and an e-mail discussion group.


Clarity is an international organisation of lawyers and interested lay people. It aims to have the legal profession use good, clear language by exerting a firm, responsible influence on the style of legal writing and encouraging professionals to avoid obscure, over-elaborate words in legal work. Back issues of its journal are available for download.

NALA is not responsible for the content of external websites.