Phrases We Love Too Much by PHILIP B. CORBETT


By PHILIP B. CORBETT

Unless we’re describing something that’s the biggest on Mars or the best on Saturn, let’s think twice about “on the planet” as part of a superlative phrase. It has quickly lost any freshness it might once have had.

Published: October 20, 2015 at 04:00AM

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