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Approximately about . . .
An average caseworker might handle up to 100 cases a month or more.OK, let's see: up to 100 cases a month, meaning it could be anything from zero to 100, but the upper limit is 100. But wait: "or more"! So the sentence says 100 is the most it could possibly be -- but it could be more. And that's just the "average" caseworker. And it only "might" be true. In other words, the sentence says nothing; it just wastes valuable newsprint.
Once my head stops spinning, I try to get the reporter to be more specific. If that fails, I usually change the sentence to something like this:
It's not unusual for a caseworker to handle 100 cases a month.Not great (though I do like the sly Tom Jones reference), but it's safe and it conveys at least some information.
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