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I notice that you use plain, simple language,
short words and brief sentences.
That is the way to write English –
it is the modern way and the best way.
Stick to it; don’t let fluff and flowers
and verbosity creep in.
When you catch an adjective, kill it.
No, I don’t mean utterly, but kill most of them –
then the rest will be valuable.
They weaken when they are close together.
They give strength when they are wide apart.
An adjective habit, or a wordy, diffuse, flowery habit,
once fastened upon a person, is as hard to get rid of as any other vice.
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