Jargon could mean terminology or language. In this case, when writing specially for those in your field, it can
show you as knowledgeable.

However, when communicating with
others outside your field, jargon can mean gobbledygook, and it can be irritating and confusing.

For example:

This is medical jargon that the layman cannot understand.

This essay is very academic and it’s filled with jargon.

And please remember that it is jargon, not jargons. For more tips check out Shirley's A-Z of Business Writing Blunders  video series here. To buy this fabulous mini-book click here.

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