Language is not mathematics. It isn’t programming code. It’s imperfect, and kind of messy. All human communication is. So don’t create extra work (and extra, unnecessary, distracting words and phrases) by writing with the additional goal of forestalling some crazy argument someone might make in the future.The post is a good reminder that “less is more” not only for the sake of clarity but also for the sake of your (and your reader’s) sanity. Rather than tearing your hair out trying to refute every possible but unlikely argument, aim for readability and substance.
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