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My job in Up-Goer Five

Describing my job using only the thousand most common words in English:

There are people who run some places (or who would like to run them) who do not find it easy to talk to people who run other places, but would like to do that more often and better. I help the first group of people to talk to the other people.

Try it yourself.

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rmc28
Jan. 20th, 2013 02:49 pm (UTC)
I am amused by how short both you and nwhyte are able to make your job descriptions while mine went on for paragraphs ...

Edited at 2013-01-20 02:50 pm (UTC)
mcbadger
Jan. 20th, 2013 03:15 pm (UTC)
Mine comes out like this:

Some people die because bad things grow inside their bodies and stop them working. Sometimes doctors can help them. Pictures of their insides help doctors tell if they are getting better. I make the pictures better.

which actually wouldn't be a bad way of describing what I do to a child. I am actually happy to learn that 'cancer' isn't in the thousand most common words; given my job I can't go ten minutes without thinking about it, which can lead you to a rather morbid mindset.
chickenfeet2003
Jan. 20th, 2013 09:44 pm (UTC)
Yep, can relate to that. I got:

I help people figure out how to use computers to make people better or, at least, not dead yet.

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