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Some rules for writing in English

1. Always avoid alliteration.
2. Never use a long word when a diminutive one will do.
3. Eschew ampersands & abbreviations, etc.
4. Parenthetical remarks (however relevant) are unnecessary.
5. Remember to never split an infinitive.
6. Contractions aren’t necessary.
7. Foreign words and phrases are not apropos, French is passé.
8. One should never generalize.
9. Don’t be redundant; don’t use more words than necessary; it’s highly superfluous. 10. Be more or less specific.
11. One-word sentences? Eliminate.
12. The passive voice is to be avoided.
13. Even if a mixed metaphor sings, it should be derailed.
14. Who needs rhetorical questions?
15. Exaggeration is a billion times worse than understatement.
16. Don’t never use no double negation.
17. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.
18. And don’t start a sentence with a conjunction.
19. A preposition is a terrible word to end a sentence with.
20. Don’t overuse exclamation marks!!!!!!!
21. Avoid trendy locutions that sound flaky.
22. Last but not least, avoid cliches like the plague; they’re old hat; seek viable alternatives.

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