Posted on January 3, 2010 at 1:52pm
When I was an editor polishing others' words, I noticed an epidemic of this but bug. Some efforts were but awful. So I would offer an exercise learnt during my Human Potential Movement trainings, back in the '70s.
Consider the number of times a day you think, hear, speak & write the word but. Now why, you mutter, does this matter? Remember those backhanded compliments: "Thanks but it must have cost..." "That's nice but..." "You… Continue