Shorter text is often easier to understand. This article on brevity really demonstrates it well with few simple examples:
There is a common misconception when it comes to writing that is professional in nature that a person must write in a verbose manner to come across as intelligent.
I am sorry. Let me do that again.
People often make a mistake in thinking that writing long-winded sentences with big words makes them appear smart.
Actually, let me try this one more time.
You don’t need to write a lot or use big words to sound smart.
Now, that’s better.
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tips on how to recognize (and get rid of) the extra words in your sentences.