Clarify Your Writing By Cutting Use of One Four-letter Word

If only there were one word to cut from your writing to make it more concise, clearer, what would THAT word be? Editors know the four-letter word is precisely that. In fact, the problem of misuse and overuse of the word has become so common, there are now macros for word processing software to flag the word and help editors catch and delete use of that much of the time. Here are a few examples of misuse: That for who. “We would like to thank everyone that participated in the meeting.” People who participate deserve the proper pronoun, and it’s who, not that. Which? That or which? This actually is more of a misuse of which than that. Stay with me here… “He is the best business writer which I

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