- Speech or writing having unusual or pretentious vocabulary, convoluted phrasing, and vague meaning.
- Slang or Lingo
- Language used by a group, profession, or culture, not words and phrases are not understood or used by other people.
Not everyone understands tech-talk.
Make sure your writing speaks to a broad audience, not a select few. Believe it or not, there are still a few people who do not use computers.
A ransom note filled the screen. The sender wanted five-thousand dollars. Her computer was under attack. Rachel hit delete and the next email popped up repeating the threat.
What the hell? With each click, the threat reappeared. She couldn’t close her email. The computer now belonged to someone else.