Search Engines

Subject: Search Engines
From: Michele Davis <michele -at- krautgrrl -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 11:26:13 -0600

I have to add my dollar and change here. My husband is this amazing search
engine guru. This dude can find ANYTHING, even stuff well hidden, his joke is
that if he was 16 and didn't work he could be a hacker, and truly he could be,
the guy is amazing. When I can't find something I ask him to search for it. I'm
a pretty savvy Internet user, but there are times when I can't find what I need,
or want, and maybe, just maybe, some entry-level writers have a hard time
entering the right words in the Search field to find what they need, so they
turn to us jaded, negative, bombastic writers. And we give them the "what-for"
don't we?

Poor Sanjay, nice person, but where's me cookies? lol!

btw, I have 2 more HTML Bible 4.0 books I can send COD, I just got another
shipment this morn. Renee, I still have yours.

Oh, I have an aside, my friend Sonja knows how to use email, Word, the Internet,
and is a FT writer of articles (for mags like The Christian Science Monitor, as
an example) and she is pretty Internet illiterate when it comes to Search
engines. She emailed me asking me how to insert a graphic into an email. She
doesn't even know how to use online help. I'd be frightened to have her post
something to this list, she'd cry for days, possibly even put her head in the

need a communication specialist? try here:

John Posada wrote:

> --- Sanjay Srikonda <SSrikonda -at- invlink -dot- com> wrote:
> > Um, John, if it's entry-level work, where should they have learned
> > it since their entry level and you aren't?
> I'll copy just a small part of a response that I got off-list:
> -------------
> To: 'John Posada' <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
> Subject: RE: Books on Writing Functional Specifications
> Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 11:06:49 -0500
> Add Addresses
> Get out of my head, man! I don't care how new someone is to this
> list, using a search engine is common sense these days.
> --------------

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