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Labyrinthine Sentence

Researcher reacting to editing suggestions: "What do you mean, my sentence is too long and has too many commas?! You're supposed to use them like parentheses." Caption: After working with nested parentheses for most of their lives, a mathematician or scientist can navigate a labyrinthine sentence with the ease of Theseus.

When a single sentence begins to have its own subplots and narrative structure, you’re probably going overboard.