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50 Mistreated Words and Desecrated Phrases: Hone in on it

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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