RE: Humor in technical writing

Subject: RE: Humor in technical writing
From: rhoggan -at- lewis -dot- com
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 11:19:50 -0500

>As any senior technical writer will tell you:

>Humor in technical writing? No, don't do it.

I agree completely. What might be funny to you, may be offensive to me. If
your users need comic relief, they can turn on the TV set or go to a comedy
act. Up to this point, I haven't found an employer that lets me spend eight
hours a day watching television.





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