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Shakily-an Evil Adverb

Stacey Kite

Stacey Kite

Shakily may not be a four letter word, but in my opinion it’s much worse. It’s clunky and irritating, and has been in every book I’ve listened to over the last six months. At least a dozen times, each.

Say the word out loud.

Doesn’t it sound awkward?

I believe, though most adverbs are just redundant, they can add to the meaning of a sentence when used in a Continue reading