rate of speed/rate, speed
Lots of people like to say things like “traveling at a high rate of speed.” This is a redundancy. Say instead “traveling at a high rate” or “traveling at high speed.”
This week on the podcast we go back in time and discuss a great George Eliot sentence.
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