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A line of 'code' can easily represent several paragraphs of English text. This is not a difficulty, it is a consequence of the power of the tool you are using.
Slightly OT, but this is exactly what I thought when I was reading an electoral law regarding the distribution of seats in congress. It takes several paragraphs of confusing prose to explain something that would take a few simple equations or lines of pseudo-code!