--- a/ripperX.1
+++ b/ripperX.1
@@ -7,21 +7,18 @@
 .SH "DESCRIPTION" 
 .PP 
 This manual page documents briefly the 
-\fBripperX\fR command. 
-.PP 
-This manual page was written for the \fBDebian GNU/Linux\fP distribution 
-because the original program does not have a manual page. 
+\fBripperX\fR command. It was written for the \fBDebian GNU/Linux\fP distribution 
+because the program originally did not have a manual page. 
  
 .PP 
 \fBripperX\fR is an X-based program that uses   
-\fBcdparanoia\fR to convert (i.e. "rip") CD audio tracks to 
+\fBcdparanoia\fR to convert (a.k.a. "rip") CD audio tracks to 
 WAV files, and then calls the Vorbis/Ogg encoder 
 \fBoggenc\fR to convert the WAV to an OGG file.  
 It can also call \fBflac\fR to perform loss-less compression  
 on the WAV file, resulting in a FLAC file. 
- 
-Alternately, if you have an MP3 encoder installed such as \fBtoolame\fR     \fBlame\fR or \fBbladeenc\fR, it can then  
-convert the WAV into a MP3 file. 
+If you have an MP3 encoder installed such as \fBtoolame\fR,
+\fBlame\fR or \fBbladeenc\fR, it can convert the WAV into a MP3 file instead. 
 .PP 
 Besides a nice GUI interface, \fBripperX\fR also 
 supports CDDB queries to retrieve song and album information, progress