Redundancies

Do you catch yourself saying or writing any of the following? Be aware they are redundancies.  Cut out the deadwood.

• Future plans

• Positive benefit

• Exact same

• End result

• Added bonus

• PIN number, VIN number

• Repeat again

• Very/So/Extremely unique (Unique means one of a kind; there’s nothing else like it.)

• Free gift

• Hot water heater (it’s actually a cold water heater)

• Open trench (have you ever seen a closed trench?)

• Revert back

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