Oh, honey. Please don’t.This one makes me want to carry on and take flight.
Unless one is whittling wood on the front porch, honing in on something is not likely.
Think of a homing pigeon, flying towards its destination. He’s not honing at all. He’s aiming for a specific spot.
Maybe it’s time for folks to hone those language skills. Homing in on that target makes some sense.
Honing means sharpening. Homing points to direction. And a sharp writer knows which directions to follow.
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