Infographic: 23 writing redundancies to avoid

Fluff is every writer’s enemy. An infographic shares 23 words and phrases to seek and destroy.

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If tight writing is your goal, an infographic from Global English Editing can help. The graphic excoriates word-garbage like “very,” “basically,” “totally” and “essentially” and cautions against redundant phrases such as “past history.”

Fluffy fillers, including “for all intents and purposes” and “due to the fact that,” are also named and shamed.

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