Zombie Verbs and Vampire Nouns

The Scrivener, p. 7, Spring 2011

1 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2011

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Norman Otto Stockmeyer

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School


This brief complaint against voguish denominal verbs and verbed nouns, by a past president of Scribes - The American Society of Legal Writers, is one of his occasional contributions to the Society's newsletter, The Scrivener. Another is "Summon Your Inner Kingsfield," http://ssrn.com/abstract=1673229.

Keywords: legal writing, jargon

Suggested Citation

Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, Zombie Verbs and Vampire Nouns. The Scrivener, p. 7, Spring 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1894892

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