Re: The writer's disease (was: A step up, a step down)

Subject: Re: The writer's disease (was: A step up, a step down)
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2001 19:29:46 -0700

Steve Hudson wrote:

> > Now, in some humans, display takes the form of earning money or being
> athletic. With me, the display just happens to be primarily verbal. :-)
>
> <tongue in cheek> Does that qualify as "All talk, no action?" <removes
> tongue and RUNS!>

Well, according to one book on the theory ("The Mating Mind"), talk IS action -
at least, sexual display is the reason we evolved language.

All of which brings up some very strange, deep motivations for tech-writing
(let's not go there, okay?) :-)

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Bruce Byfield bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com 604.421.7177



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