Monthly Archives: November, 2015

One at a time?

it-s-time-to-end-poverty-374fac74a0_640x360This isn’t a specifically medical usage problem, but it appears in medical writing as well. Use of the  phrase “one <fill in relevant item/person> at a time” is rampant. I have never understood it. Sometimes it’s the only way a given activity or objective could be accomplished but in other cases, it’s absurd. Notably, in this advertising campaign by the Canadian division of the Salvation Army. Continue reading →

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