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U.S. Navy admiral pushes officers to curtail ‘jargon and gibberish’

The US Navy’s information chief says there’s a battle to be fought, but not the usual kind. It’s time, Rear Admiral John Kirby says, to torpedo “jargon and gibberish.” In an email sent to Navy public affairs officers, Kirby urged them to stop “butchering” their own language and “say it…