Which word or phrase bwest describes the problem with clarity in this sentence?


Wordiness Imprecision Awkward, Misplaced modifier

See example:

Sikorsky's logical facts support the idea that very little truth exists in the legends.
asked Jun 09 '11 at 04:08 Patricia A Brett New member

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The whole sentence is twisty...

It says very little with too many words. ("support the idea that" is wordy, just state the fact!)

Try this:

"Sikorsky's logical conclusions show that very little truth exists in legends."

link comment answered Mar 08 '12 at 02:02 Erik Czerwin Contributor

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