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Can you translate America's top economist into plain English?

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Some conservative lawmakers are pushing the Federal Reserve to be more transparent.

But even when the head of the central bank answers questions or holds a press conference, she can be hard to understand.

Like her predecessors, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen has mastered the art of making straightforward answers sound really complicated.

See if you can translate some statements by her and former Chairman Ben Bernanke into plain English with this quick quiz.

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Joseph Lawler

Economics Writer
The Washington Examiner

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