Andrey (azangru) wrote,

The Nigerian authors, who have by now become the main contributors to the Smashing Magazine, have a rather peculiar stylistic characteristic in common — in a noticeably large proportion of cases they write about something rather generic, but applied within the narrow confines of something very concrete.

The effect is sometimes comically naive. For example:

CSS transitions are CSS transitions are CSS transitions. Anywhere. Regardless. The Vue and Nuxt part is irrelevant.

And here is how this article starts:

This is horrible. Appealing to dictionary definitions, especially when they are of no particular help in the discussion of the subject matter, is a hallmark of an undergraduate’s term paper, addressed to no-one in particular other than their academic advisor.

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