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Rule "Sentence starting with 'And' or 'But'"

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Description: Sentence starting with 'And' or 'But'
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool
Message: Starting a sentence with the conjunction '\2' may be considered poor style (unless for dramatic effect).
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/style-conjunctions/
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • But it is not a great writing style to start a sentence with 'but'.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Yes, it shows a lack of style to start a sentence with 'and'.
  • It is not a great writing style to start a sentence with 'but'.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

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