Verbosity wastes time and diminishes comprehension.
Use shorter versions of words and phrases:
Enclosed please find—Here’s
According to our records—We find
At an early date/At your earliest conveniences—Soon/Now
In the amount of—For
In the event of—If
In as much as—Since/Because
In our opinion—We believe
Etc, etc., etc.
–How to Think on your feet and Say What You
Mean—Effectively Communi-Vu, New York
Dr. Larry day is a retired J-School professor turned humor writer. His book, Day Dreaming: Tales From the Fourth Dementia is available for purchase via his website: http://www.daydreaming.co