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C Number #1: Conciseness

Remember that some words or phrases commonly used are nothing more than excess baggage and consequently may be omitted without any loss of meaning. Instead of writing “in view of the fact that,” for example, simply write “because.” Strive for terse, lean prose:

Instead of Use
a large number of many
through the medium of by
in the course of during
in the event of if
in view of because



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