There are many archaic clutter phrases that use more words than necessary – like ‘at all times’ instead of ‘always’, or ‘as a matter of fact’ instead of ‘Its fact’, or even ‘as yet’ instead of a simple ‘yet’! These are called ‘slacker phrases’ – and they have a sneaky way of worming into correspondence, and most of us are guilty of this excess verbiage!
This infographic points out typical examples of verbiage or slacker words – and the better, more compact and contemporary versions. Develop a hawk’s eye for these unnecessary words and weed them out.
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Infographic by – GrammarCheck