When an author rereads their own work, one thing they are looking to edit is the use of the same word too many times. Here’s an example by¬†Shaun Kearney, ESL teacher:

It’s a fair bet that if it’s fair tomorrow, then my fair haired wife and I will head to the Spring Fair, which is held in a fair sized park, in this fair city of ours and we may win a prize in a competition if everyone else plays fair.
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