Writing Topics: include

Tautology Tuesday: how to avoid inflation when introducing a bulleted list


[This entry originally appeared on Clare Lynch’s blog, goodcopybadcopy] This week’s tautology is a phrase that seems to precede every bulleted list in every corporate document I come across: “include, among (or amongst) others”. (And the 2,444,000 instances of the phrase returned by a quick Google search prove that this tautology is, indeed, rife).

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