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Rule "Readability: Four nouns in a row"

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Description: Readability: Four nouns in a row
Message: Using four (or more) nouns in a row may decrease readability.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • BAe ATP, a British Aerospace turboprop passenger aircraft designed for the short range market.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Your 2022 College Application Week date is 5/16/2021.
  • Attached is a revised draft of the Employee Data Protection Policy, which is required because of directives by the European Union.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: FOUR_NN [1]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-11-28 21:33:02 +0000)