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A WORD IN THE HAND: HECTIC

Are you hectic with cold sweats? If not, it’s a mutation at work

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

As a fellow word-lover pointed out to me this week, one of the English words that is most abused, misused and overused in common parlance today is “hectic”.

She is totally correct. (Or just correct, if you want to avoid tautology.)..

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