Great post on passive writing.
The War on Words
Every time I take part in a discussion about using certain words, or not using them, I always imagine at least one person having a moment.
The conversation turns into a heated debate between people who hear “never” and people who say “within moderation, not too much, sparingly.” The argument has left me filled with the conviction that even when used correctly, certain words can weaken the sentence if overused.
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