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Rule "a whole other (entirely different) issue"

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Description: a whole other (entirely different) issue
Message: The expression 'a whole other' can seem colloquial. Consider replacing it with a more formal alternative.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • That brings up a whole other issue, but I'll stop here.
    Correction suggestion: an entirely different issue
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Wifi is a whole other animal requiring work to write to many different device APIs...
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ID: WHOLE_OTHER [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-23 22:33:07 +0200)