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How to avoid leaving your readers dangling

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Can you spot what’s wrong with this sentence?

Despite announcing record sales, Apple’s share price fell 10% yesterday.

It was the original opening line of a blog post I published the other week. The moment I pressed “publish” I realised, with horror, that the sentence would have Lynn Truss types fizzing with disgust. (more…)