Who doesn’t love making a list then ticking it off, or as I like to do, getting out a ruler and drawing a nice, neat line right through the middle. Twice.
When did numbered lists become the Kanye of blog posts?
Numbered lists seem to be the itemized notes de jour of online media.
Everywhere you go, someone’s put together a “Reasons Why” or “How To” or “Must Have” list that features numbers. It’s like they’re saying you’re a bad person if reading 106 ways to flambé a chicken is NOT the most important thing you’ll do all day. Too much choice, like too much of anything, is harmful to your (mental) health.
I’m confused enough deciding what side to part my hair in the mornings. Continue reading “TEN Reasons Numbered Posts Are So Yesterday”