2 Reasons Why the ‘7 Habits of Something’ Headline is Killing Originality on Medium

Scrolling through Medium today, the similarity of the titles of the articles featured on the home page jumped at me. I noticed that most of them followed this format — [a number] [things/habits/ways] [to/of/any pronoun] [an ending phrase]. Here are a few examples:

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