From the department of redundancy: repetitious phrases to stop using



Austin Powers famously stumbled over his introduction: Allow myself to introduce myself.
Hilarious to be sure, but the rest of us non-comedic secret agents need to stop using a plethora of redundant phrases.
Why these phrases became so commonplace is probably due to a desire for additional emphasis.
That, or perhaps they are just mistakes that stuck around?

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Apostrophes have no place in plural acronyms



The proper use of apostrophes when denoting plural or possessive nouns is the subject of many tutorials, especially the rule-breaker “its/it’s.”
But there should be no debate about whether acronyms or other all-capitalised or numeric constructions should include an apostrophe when made plural: they shouldn’t!

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