Phrases to Avoid in Your Writing

Writing can be dangerous. You think it’s just a cute phrase when it makes you look foolish and irritates your readers.

To save you from such ills, Oxford compiled a list of the top 10 most irritating phrases.

The BBC contributed with the 20 most hated cliches.

A few are specific to the UK, but most are annoying English speakers everywhere.

The comments at the Lifehacker link below has some great discussion (and even more phrases to be avoided).

(via Lifehacker)

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