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@RoyPeterClark — 11,414 followers, 8,153 tweets

Hard thing for journalists and fact-checkers to get at: While individual stories may be true, the cumulative effect of such stories may lead to a false impression: say, that a community is crime-ridden.
RT @SNeiderhauser: My favorite concept from The Glamour of Grammar by @RoyPeterClark: "When short words are used in short sentences, t… https://t.co/KxNrCXwQrG
RT @AngeleOutWest: My writing students might appreciate this after talking about @RoyPeterClark's literary distillation in class today  https://twitter.com/mental_floss/status/973750073615056898 
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