Thought for the day
If you are using an adverb you have chosen the wrong verb
I picked this up on TheBrowser.com, an interesting aggregator. Its nature seems to vary between dark and negative, and just interesting. I recommend it… cautiously.
You may know what Mark Twain said about “very”:
“…substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
English has wonderful nouns and verbs. Use them. Question your inclination to include an adjective or an adverb. Do not omit them entirely; just make them rare enough to be valuable.