Wednesday, May 21, 2014

That's More "a more"

Back in the summer of 2012, we witnessed a case of a more. Italians and non-Italians alike loved it, of course. They clamored for more.  Its taken some time, but the wait is finally over. Ardor has returned, as fiery and strong as before, which is all the more reason to touch briefly on this topic — once more.

The wee word that makes an appearance six spots after the colon is doing more more harm than good.

This is how the sentence would look sans a:

For the first time in more than five years, his Seminoles (27-5) 
are No. 1 in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Poll.

Now thats more like it!

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