A Word we usually Don’t Need


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The Abandoned Prison Complex on Isle St Joseph, French Guiana located 10km off the northeastern tip of the South American Continent, the Iles du Salut are a trio of idyllic islands which used to house a fearsome French penal colony from the mid 19th century until 1955.


(That link probably doesn’t work. I got the sentence from a post in the Facebook group Glory of the Abandoned.)

Since I started thinking about writing, I can’t recall a single sentence that contains “located,” in which deleting the word would change the meaning or make the sentence less understandable. Can you find or think of one? Share in the comments.

Here’s the picture that is located below the sentence:

May be an image of tree and outdoors

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