Top 5 writing and editing stories of the year

Articles about needless adjectives, cutting your prose in half, and words to express approval topped our list of popular stories.

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Guidance from the revered tandem of Strunk and White was the No. 1 writing and editing story of 2019. As in previous years, trimming text was the prevalent theme, including chopping superfluous lead-in phrases and excising needless adjectives.

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