Writing Topics: advise

Thirty words and phrases you need to stop using today

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] There’s plenty more where this comes from. I’ve got another 70 at least, so this will just be the first in a series of posts. Leave your suggestions in the comments or tweet them under #wordsthatshouldbebanned. Click on hyperlinked words for fuller coverage on goodcopybadcopy. In […]

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“Advise” and “revert”: two words to avoid in your emails

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[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] Request, please. When you’re emailing me, please don’t use the words “advise” and “revert”. Nothing wrong with those words, you may say. True enough. If, that is, they’re used correctly.

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