Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very'; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
Feed an opportunity. Starve a problem.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
I hope to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am.
Exaggeration is a billion times worse than understatement.
Who needs rhetorical questions?
Even IF a mixed metaphor sings, it should be derailed.
Puns are for children, not groan readers.
If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times: Resist hyperbole; not one writer in a million can use it correctly.
Use the apostrophe in it's proper place and omit it when its not needed.