This Just Has to Stop

Many of us are using the word “just” far too frequently.

A Susan McCorkindale design. Thanks, Canva!

Far too many of us are still peppering our speech and our written communication with the word “just.” Saying, “I’m just suggesting,” can come off like you’re unsure about the value of your suggestion, and saying things like, “I’m just checking in” sounds a lot like “I’m really sorry to bug you because you’re high and mighty and I’m not.” In fact whenever I get an email…

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