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The Up-Goer Five Text Editor

The Up-Goer Five Text Editor

You know what they’re saying: You haven’t thoroughly understood something if you cannot explain it in very simple terms. Challenge yourself: This xkcd inspired editor only allows you to use the 1000 most common English words. Use it the next time you’re pitching an idea to someone or try it right now to describe what you’re currently working on.