RE: Overuse of "It"

Subject: RE: Overuse of "It"
From: "Andrew Warren" <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: <ekarenski-techwrl -at- yahoo -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 13:17:57 -0700

Karen wrote:

> I have a pet peeve with reports that continually use it, it, it!
> I'm looking on the web for good examples for avoiding the usage of
> this pronoun; however, finding hits on wordiness and overuse of it can
> confuse the search engines.
> Does anyone have any good links for me to distribute to my scientific
> co-workers?


Do you really have an issue with OVERUSE of the word "it", or just with
usage in which the reader can't tell to which noun "it" refers?

If it's the latter, try a Google search for <pronoun ambiguous


=== Andrew Warren - awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com
=== Synaptics, Inc - Santa Clara, CA

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