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Banned words -- 2014 edition

I ran across this on Facebook.  The Lake Superior State University has their 40th Annual list of banished words.  That is banished, not banned.

I like the list, and may take the time to go back and see previous year’s lists. 1,689 more words

Use The Right Words

Words to "X" from Your Writing

Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know I’m a day behind on my A to Z posts. Shoot me. Go ahead. Put me out of my misery because I’ve hit a wall with three posts left. 560 more words


Redundancy and discount

I recently discovered that our language is full of obsolete words, threatened with removal from dictionaries and other places where words gather to be noticed. 200 more words


Clear Writing - No. 4

 Redundant Word Search

(these are a few examples; there may be others you will need to look for)

Correct these words appropriately.

2-wheel bicycle                    6 a.m. 459 more words


10 Redundant Words To Delete

In one of his six rules for writers, George Orwell said: ‘If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out.’ Shorter is better, he was saying. 502 more words

Technical Writing

Seems really very awfully bad

From very thorough sort of look
It seems there is, within my book,
More ‘very’ than one ever dreams,
And very much too much of ‘seems’ 184 more words