Making Bad UX Decisions Is Like Swallowing Gum and Not Just Because They’re Both Unpleasant

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Written By Bailey Lewis
An anatomically correct stomach with smiling pieces of chewing gum in the bottom of the stomach.
Summary: Remember that old warning not to swallow your chewing gum? That's what we're saying here about poor UX decisions.

Written By Bailey Lewis

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Bailey is an award-winning writer and international speaker, known for her perspectives on creating more thoughtful digital products and processes through the lens of content strategy.


Graphic: @djosephmachado Image Source: Illustration of stomach: Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain)

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We can’t think of anything happy that sticks around in your stomach for seven years. But if we could, we’d use it as a metaphor for how we approach user experience.

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