Thursday, February 8, 2007

there's another kind of expletive?

This article title certainly caught my eye:

Expletives: Usurpers of Space and Emphasis

Mcfarlandb1 Professor Barbara McFarland's article in the Kentucky Bench & Bar (Jan. 2007) is also available free via SSRN at http://ssrn.com/abstract=957775.  As she explains in her abstract:

"Now that I have your attention, let me first admit that I refer not to expletives as in expletive deleted but as in the it verb and there verb constructions that run rampant in much legal writing."

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/2007/02/theres_another_.html

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