When an Adverb Ruins an Adjective

This article, Chris Cillizza recently wrote, “is totally fascinating.”

Do you really need the word “totally,” Chris?

Related: When an Adjective Ruins a Noun


Addendum (1/30/2015): Another example:

”Apple has been very visionary in creating and expanding significant new consumer electronics categories,” Mr. Sacconaghi said.

Do you really need the word “verb,” Mr. Sacconaghi?

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