She also avoided words with "too much association".
"Otherwise, we didn't sacrifice anything by generally avoiding certain words."
To avoid too long words, a "syllable-counting rule" is applied.
There would have been no way to avoid harsh words with someone who thought the Tower could be gulled so easily.
The dining room was suddenly silent, and the two of them sat there, Jack avoiding words, Elizabeth with nothing to say.
Try to avoid words that have multiple meanings or multiple word senses.
Avoid long words when simple ones will do.
It is also advisable to avoid words with negative connotations.
It is a good idea to use positive words and avoid words that have negative connotations.
John Thompson normally avoids words like fun or happy.