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Personally I like the emotional language, because it lets someone slightly less familiar with the field get a sense of how bad each thing is.

A purely "just the facts" version might need a "how bad on a scale of 1-10" or something to get the same information across, and would be less readable.




This is a profound signalling problem. The people who should be most concerned that their data could "have a widespread failure of referential integrity" are sometimes the first to have their eyes glaze over at hearing about it.




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