Tuesday, April 06, 2004

Brevity watch
Another installment in the occasional series ...
It made him angry = it angered him (let your verbs do the work)
A four-mile stretch = four miles (As in: Trash was strewn along a four-mile stretch of the highway = Trash was strewn along four miles of the highway.)

More can be found in this month's Common Sense Journalism column (the link is on the right sidebar).


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