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Wikitravel:Words to avoid

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These are some words to avoid in Wikitravel guides and listings.

luxurious
Empty, flowery language. Use a more concrete description instead: what part of the hotel/restaurant/etc. do you find luxurious?
sumptuous
See "luxurious".
premiere
Empty, flowery language. If a place or business is "first" in some sense, use that sense specifically. Otherwise, avoid this word.
recommended
Recommended by whom? Wikitravel is too big to make recommendations. Simply add descriptive listings.
suggested
Suggested by whom? Wikitravel is too big to make recommendations. Simply add descriptive listings.
it should be noted that...
Go ahead and note it, then.
travellers should remember that...
Good thing we wrote it down in the guides, then.

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