Bernie Anderson
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100 Words

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Some.

Several.

Ideally.

Normally.

Such as.

So on.

Factor.

Degree.

Aspect.

Consideration.

Adequate.

These are ambiguous words. Use them with caution. Maybe never use them at all.

Clarity is a rare ability. Brevity used well is also uncommon. But, both are attainable. Clarity takes practice because clarity is difficult. Brevity is a rare discipline. It’s much easier to write 100 clear words than 1000 ambiguous words.

What is the importance of brevity and clarity?

  1. Because long-winded writing is boring and people have short attention spans.

  2. Because in a day of obfuscation, meaning is more important than ever.