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LOL, I find the bit about "keeping the word count down" interesting and
amusing from the aspect of the recent thread that discussed the Manager that
felt the writer wasn't "producing" because of a low word count.
> In previous lives, so many of my editors enforced (sometimes, almost
> violently!) this rule:
> Keep the word count down. Avoid conversational terms that add word count
> without adding meaning.
> So, "simple" or "simply" was always struck down with a single swipe of
> the dreaded red pen.
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