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The Trouble with Writing Apps

Language Reduction Algorithms

Photo by Camille Orgel on Unsplash

While it’s true that I write overly wordy sentences and that the two writing apps I’ve used help with that. I believe that they and MS Word are overly aggressive in reshaping the meaning of my writing by changing words.

Lately, when I use an app, I ignore the nonsensical changes they want to make to my writing to “dumb it down” to the…

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