Sticky Sentences And Glue Words Can Dilute Your Writing – by Derek Haines…

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What are sticky sentences and glue words in writing?

A sentence is sticky when it uses too many (glue) words to stick words and clauses together.

You always need to use words such as and, but, so, or with. These words help you join your ideas and actions.

But when a sentence consists of more than is necessary, it can weaken or dilute your writing.

In This Article

Defining sticky sentences and glue words

How to measure stickiness
Common glue words
How to fix sticky sentences
Where did the term originate?
Remove the excess glue

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