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Every field has terms of art, but when those terms are descriptive, they are easier to memorize.
Euclid’s Elements is full of common, descriptive names, even though he was drawing on discoveries made by many different people.
Like Conway and Wolpert, he put his descriptive name into the titles of his work, not just the body.
By now, descriptive alt texts should be best practice for all content teams.
A number of them — and I think it’s either misleading or not very descriptive — will call it the “bystander effect,” but that doesn’t tell you whether the bystander effect is to increase or decrease reporting.
His Characters, in imitation of Theophrastus, is a work of established excellence, and descriptive of the manners of that age.
As Mrs. Armine looked at him she remembered the descriptive phrase that set him apart from all the people of Luxor.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
In one of them, descriptive of antediluvial history, is a painting of Lamech shooting Cain with a bow and arrow.
These things are beyond my knowledge, which it would perhaps be more descriptive to call ignorance.
Save incidentally—for he did send descriptive articles to The Daily Gazette—he was not out on professional business.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE

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