GNU diction and style are free implementations of old standard unix commands, that are not available on many modern systems, because they have been unbundled. Diction prints wordy and commonly misused phrases. Style analyses surface characteristics of a document, e.g. sentence length and various readability measures, but unlike the original code, it lacks sentence type, word usage and most sentence beginning processing. Both commands support Dutch, English and German documents. You can get the latest release from: http://www.moria.de/~michael/diction/ Windows Cyrus binaries are available from: http://www.akki-n.de/development/diction-and-style-for-windows/ Windows binaries are available from: http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/diction.htm This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.