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Forum: Grammar 08-23-2015, 11:38 PM
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Posted By Non Serviam
The problem isn't adverbs, but modifiers. As the...

The problem isn't adverbs, but modifiers. As the OP correctly says, not all adverbs are "-ly" words. And in fact adjectives, almost as much as adverbs, often need trimming (particularly when...
Forum: Grammar 08-19-2015, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Non Serviam
That rule of thumb should read "Cut needless...

That rule of thumb should read "Cut needless modifiers".
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