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About The Economist Does anyone here like to read the Economist? What do you think of its writing style? Thanks.
Jul 21, 2016 1:45 PM
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I read it from time to time. 

The writing style is superb. It is good, literate, educated English. Of course the grammar is correct, and words and phrases are well chosen. But it is also very well written. It is not colloquial or slangy, but it is relaxed, informal, and communicates well. It uses a wide vocabulary, but it does not use vocabulary just to impress. It is good, clear, expository prose.

It is a very good model to follow.

July 22, 2016
Yes, I agree, it is quite liberal, but I like its langugae and its wittiness. 
July 22, 2016
They're a bit too liberal to my liking if you know what I mean. But generally, it is widespread and very much liked by upper-class audience.
July 21, 2016
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