Word #5 that can ruin a sentence



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The cardinal sinner of lazy words like is interspersed in dialogue to give a speaker more time to think or because the speaker cannot shake the habit of using the word. Like should describe something of the same form, appearance, kind, character, or amount. But, very often, it is used involuntarily in conversation, just like um. Our next and final word is not so obvious.


2 thoughts on “Word #5 that can ruin a sentence

  1. Finally…one I’m not convicted by… (Whew!). Basically, honestly, actually, you were wiping out half of my vocabulary… No, seriously, like, literally, you were! 😉 ~ Great segment of posts, by the way! 🙂


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