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Entries Tagged as 'Brevity'

We are Requesting…

May 29th, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Yet another group of needless words and the search for the actual verb. I recently read something and felt my skin crawl at the same time. Something was amiss. Sigh, go back, read it again. We are requesting that you give blah blah blah. Okay, what’s wrong? This is another version of […]

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Tags: Brevity · Clarity · Writing

Too Many Words

February 9th, 2015 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Yet another reason for brevity: the more the words, the more the mistakes. There must be some statistic somewhere that shows the number of mistakes per 1,000 words that writers make (is it a mistake to end a sentence with the word “make?” Did I put my punctuation marks in the right […]

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Tags: Brevity · Clarity · Communication · Writing