Keep a sharp eye out for those tricky adverbs

Literally.┬áPossibly.┬áProbably.┬áLikely. Red flags for the critical thinker as they allow a speaker/writer to make an assertion designed to elicit an unwarranted response. You don’t strike fear in a heart by saying “There’s a 10% chance that would happen” but by saying “It possibly could happen.” People bypass the generic adverb…