Homophones

These are words that sound the same but are spelled differently. For example, cite, sight and site; peek and peak; no and know. Computer spell-checkers don’t catch incorrect homophones, and

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Flabby writing

Tighten writing when you can, eliminating redundancies and other unnecessary words and phrases. Watch for these types of words and phrases, which add little or nothing to the meaning. Kessler

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