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almost no text-level semantic element has a direct mapping to any accessible object

Ouch, this sounds worrying. But then you read the rest of this article and you realise just how overused things like <strong> and <em> are. I suspect that HTML tags like this are still an easy way for some devs to add visual styling, as opposed to writing the necessary CSS. A relic of The Bad Old Days come to haunt us.

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