One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The only criticism I have of this disc is that at times the music is too busy, with superfluously complicated melodies that don't really seem to go anywhere.’
- ‘After all, most of us have a snarky opinion or two about pop culture and most of us like to swear superfluously - what could be better than getting paid for it?’
- ‘‘I've always been rather dramatic,’ she says, a touch superfluously.’
- ‘Then, superfluously, he adds: ‘But I never go to parties.’’
- ‘She scrupulously avoids over-enthusiasm, or superfluously imaginative ‘reconstructions’, and in sticking firmly and respectfully to what is known, leaves scrutiny of Johnson's character to the reader's discretion.’
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