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Are We Overusing Adjectives?

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Are We Overusing Adjectives?

Are We Overusing Adjectives?

Are We Overusing Adjectives?

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NPR's Renee Montagne talks with Professor Ben Yagoda about his article "The Adjective— So Ludic, So Minatory, So Twee," which appeared recently in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Yagoda laments that adjectives are frequently misused — and used too frequently.