Check out Two Pretty-Much Useless Words by rogersgeorge. Here is an excerpt:
The words are “within” and “upon.” Both are fancy versions of what they actually mean, namely “in” and “on.” For example:
This line of code can be found within that module.
Instead, how about:
This line of code can be found in that module.
We’ll skip my usual rant about using the passive; isn’t…