He might be a race-baiter, but it turns out Whitlock is also a serial adverb abuser -- at least according to recent research.
Over at The Plog, David Martin noticed Whitlock was using a lot of adverbs, and decided to count them. In Whitlock's last 6 columns, Martin counted the adverbs and came up with 43.
Here they are, in alphabetical order:
Actually; Arguably; Basically; Collectively; Completely; Equally; Eventually; Exactly; Extremely; Fairly; Financially; Friendly; Fully; Generally; Highly; Honestly; Inappropriately; Initially; Justifiably; Likely; Nearly; Numbingly; Particularly; Pathetically; Politely; Poorly; Potentially; Previously; Primarily; Probably; Properly; Really; Regularly; Reluctantly; Secretly; Seriously; Significantly; Simply; Spontaneously; Truly; Ultimately; Unknowingly; Vastly.
Really, truly great work.