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Hello, communicators:

Microsoft is leaning on technology to help communicators and others use more inclusive language.

Words matter.

Coming soon in Editor in Word, #Microsoft365 subscribers can also opt to see inclusive language suggestions that seek to eliminate biases based on gender, age, ability and more:

— Microsoft (@Microsoft) May 7, 2020

In a blog post, Microsoft wrote:

The new tools are available through Editor in Word, Editor in Outlook and a new Editor in the browser extension, which will allow users to catch mistakes and write more confidently when crafting social media posts or communicating elsewhere on the web.

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