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This Sentence Has Five Words

This Sentence Has Five Words
Gary Provost, quoted in Roy Peter Clark’s (terrific) Writing Tools: This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening.

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