RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: "Domaschuk, Rob" <Robd -at- datalogics -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 10:59:32 -0500

Jane wrote:

> I think:
> Any technical writer who has to resort to ungrammatical nonstandard usages
> to confuse the reader is clearly not trying hard enough.

I agree - I can easily attain my goal of providing utter confusion without
resorting to Bushonics, Cajun, etc. merely by replacing all sentence objects
with the word "it", italicizing irrelevant items in a paragraph, bold-facing
verbs, and (my favorite) using dramatic WARNINGS and referring to another
document for details (which don't exist).


HTDH (Hope This Doesn't Help)

Rob Domaschuk
Technical Writer, Datalogics inc.
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