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Communicator is the ISTC's journal for UK technical communicators. People who are not members of the ISTC can now buy issues of Communicator as PDF files (http://sites.fastspring.com/istc/product/communicator).
One source of English words is Old English. Later, words from other languages such as French and Latin became English words. The different sources are one reason that English has synonyms such as 'aid' and 'help'. In 'Uncleftish Beholding', Poul Anderson wrote about atomic physics using only words that have an Old English source (http://listserv.brown.edu/archives/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9912C&L=CONLANG&P=R201).