Re: Redundancy & obscurity patrol

Subject: Re: Redundancy & obscurity patrol
From: Sarah Lee Bihlmayer <tecscrib -at- SIRIUS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 1996 17:32:03 -0700

On Jan. 12, Cathy Quinones wrote:

>would anyone be interested in sharing tricks that
>help keep one's writing streamlined, clean and honest?

My favorite trick is to remove one word at a time until the sentence no
longer makes sense and editing tenses, singulars/plurals, adding/removing
commas, etc. appropriately as I go along. (This technique can also produce
a good deal of hilarity under the right circumstances.)

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