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Right: It's the principle of the thing. ' Right: Liberty and justice are' two principles on which our nation is fmmded. Right: Hitting and fielding are the 'principal activities in baseball. Right: Robert Jamieson is the school 'principal. 37. Redundancies to avoid: Easter Sunday. Make it Easter. IncumbentCongressman. ' 'Congressman. Owns his own home. Owns his 'home. The company will close down. 'The company will 'close. Jones, Smith, Johnson and Reid were all convicted~ 'Jones, Smith, 'Johnson and Reid were convicted. Jewish rabbi. 'Rabbi. 8 p.m. tonight. Either 8 tonight or 8 p.m. today. During the winter months~ 'During the winter. Both Reid and Jones were denied pardons~ 'Reid and 'Joneswere denied 'pardons. I am currently tired. I am tired. Autopsy to determine the cause of death. Autopsy. Consensus of opinion. Consensus. 38. Refute. The word connotes success in argument and almost always implies an editorial judgment. Wrong: Father Bury refuted the arguments of the pro-abortion faction. Right: Father Bury responded to the arguments of the pro-abortion faction. 39. Reluctant, reticent. If he doesn't want to act, he is reluctant. If he doesn't want to speak, he is reticent. 40. Say, said. The most serviceable words in the journalist's language are the forms of the verb to say. Let a person say something, rather than declare or admit or point out. And never let him grin, smile, frown or giggle something. . 41. Slang. Don't try to use "with-it" slang.Usually a term is on the way out by the time we get it in print. 42. Spelling. It's basic. If reporters can't spell and copy editors can't spell, we're in trouble. Some ripe ones for the top of your list: Consensus, not concensus. ' Restaurateur, not restauranteur. Dietitian, not dietician. : Supersede, not supercede. 36. first, may be
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11!"'" ~ ,,' 4 43. Temperatures. They may get higher or lower, but they don't get warmer or cooler. Wrong: Temperatures are expected to warm up in the area.Friday. Right: Temperatures are expected to rise in the area Friday.' 44. That, which. That tends to restrict the reader's thought and direct it the way youwant it to go; 'which is non:"restrictive, introducing a bit of subsidiary information. For instance: The lawnmower that is in the garage needs sharpening. (Meaning: We have more than one lawnmower; the one in the garage needs sharpening.) The lawnmower, which is in the garage, needs sharpening. (Meaning: Our.lawn mower needs sharpening.) . - The statue that graces our entry hall is on loan from the museum. (Meaning: Of all the statues around here, the one in the entry hall is on loan.) The statue, which graces our entry hall, is on loan. (Meaning: Ourstatueis on loan; it hap- pens to be in the entry hall.) , Note that which clauses take commas, signaling they are not essential to the meaning of the sentence.. -, 45. Under way, not Underway. But don't say something got under way;say it started or began.
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