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Friday Frivolity – How to write good

How to write good. Yep, says it all. PR people, writers and English language snobs aficionados will enjoy this list of writing tips, tongue firmly planted in cheek. My favorites are:

10. Do not use a foreign word when there is an adequate English quid pro quo.

27. Never use a big word when a diminutive alternative would suffice.

32. Don’t repeat yourself, or say again what you have said before.

33. Don’t be redundant.

47. Everyone should be careful to use a singular pronoun with singular nouns in their writing.

PlainLanguage.gov provided this short, funny read that made me laugh. For professional communicators and writers, it provides a smart bit of humor. Check it out.

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