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Added test for words to avoid in technical writing.

Nifty idea to highlight words one should avoid in technical writing.
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zanshin committed Jan 27, 2014
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" Map escape to jj -- much faster to reach and type
imap jj <esc>
+" Highlight words to avoid in tech writing
+" =======================================
+"
+" obviously, basically, simply, of course, clearly,
+" just, everyone knows, However, So, easy
+"
+" http://css-tricks.com/words-avoid-educational-writing/
+" https://github.com/pengwynn/dotfiles/commit/12159ea233180344be4e25d57056ccd37061a153
+
+highlight TechWordsToAvoid ctermbg=red ctermfg=white
+match TechWordsToAvoid /\cobviously\|basically\|simply\|of\scourse\|clearly\|just\|everyone\sknows\|however\|so,\|easy/
+autocmd BufWinEnter * match TechWordsToAvoid /\cobviously\|basically\|simply\|of\scourse\|clearly\|just\|everyone\sknows\|however,\|so,\|easy/
+autocmd InsertEnter * match TechWordsToAvoid /\cobviously\|basically\|simply\|of\scourse\|clearly\|just\|everyone\sknows\|however,\|so,\|easy/
+autocmd InsertLeave * match TechWordsToAvoid /\cobviously\|basically\|simply\|of\scourse\|clearly\|just\|everyone\sknows\|however,\|so,\|easy/
+autocmd BufWinLeave * call clearmatches()
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