What to Avoid When Writing Essays

What to Avoid When Writing Essays
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At our school, we call such elements Nasty No-Nos. While these words and punctuation are not truly "nasty," avoiding them improves your writing immediately because you become more precise and formal. The list indicates words that are vague, too casual, and otherwise inappropriate for essays. Noted punctuation forms make writing seem too juvenile or casual. Printable handout or can be modified and laminated as a desktop strip for easy reference in class.
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