Oh boy! I need a few more composition classes.
In the spring, we noted some examples of phrases that might be distracting or unnecessary in your prose. Since many of you found these suggestions helpful, here’s another round of phrases to avoid:
1. In today’s blog…
A blog is your site, posts and pages and all. What you probably meant to write is: “In today’s post…” Or: “In today’s blog post…” Posts make up the content you create on a regular basis, while your blog is your complete online home, your site, on which you publish your posts.
That said, think back to other introductory phrases we’ve talked about: “In this post, I will explain…” or “Today, I will write about…”
This phrase, too, is unnecessary:
In today’s blog,I’d like to share some of the best…
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