You Can Use the Same Word Twice in the Identical Discussion

Austin Lawyer, p. 6, July/August 2009

Posted: 7 Aug 2009 Last revised: 5 Aug 2010

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

When legal writers vary their words and terminology only for the sake of variation, they can confuse readers. It is fine to use the same word twice in the same discussion.

Keywords: legal writing, elegant variation, inelegant variation, same word

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, You Can Use the Same Word Twice in the Identical Discussion (2009). Austin Lawyer, p. 6, July/August 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1444012

Wayne Schiess (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.utexas.edu/law

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