Subject: Simply
From: Chris Borokowski <athloi -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 09:58:46 -0700 (PDT)

I encounter this sentence frequently in documentation:

"To fix the widget, simply click the Fix Widget button
and drag the widget onto the wood chipper icon."

What benefit is derived from this extra word? That it
is a one-click event? I am confused, nay, I am
burdened, by these troublesome queries.

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