Why You Should Check Your Writing for "As"
When George cancels his other guests, and you return the next night, tell the audience, "Treat the word 'as' like you treat the words 'in' and 'of' (Tip: "Whether Pigs Have Wings"): look around it for words you can remove with no loss of meaning."
The text of 25(b) of IT-479 is
Defendants included a Declaration and attached
as an exhibit a copy of . . . . As you know, under the Agreement . . . ,
The following are regarded as part of your normal overhead.
As such, the anti-retaliation provision protects employees from . . . .
If George doesn’t go for the “as” idea (hard to imagine, but just in case), suggest two hours on “Disruptive Innovation.” That’s my transparent segue into reminding you that Harvard Law School recently identified WordRake editing software as “Disruptive Innovation,” helping professionals (and anyone else who writes) enhance the quality of their work and the speed with which they deliver it. As one of the WordRake patent lawyers put it, "Being disruptive is a good thing?"
P.S. At the push of a button, WordRake would have made four of these five edits for you.