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Every weekday, PR Daily associate editor Alan Pearcy highlights the day’s most compelling stories and amusing marginalia on the Web in this, #TheDailySpin.


Close talkers.

Double dippers.

Nearly every week, “Seinfeld” presented its viewers with a different pet peeve and a new means of describing the delinquents committing those offenses. Writers and editors also have their own list of maddening peeves—each with their own culprits—that seem to grow by the week. My top offender, for instance, has proved unwavering: prose packed with incessant repetition of the same words and phrases—prose packed with incessant repetition of the same words and phrases.

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