Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question

Subject: Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question
From: "Leatta Welch" <leatta -at- mindspring -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 19:37:13 -0500

Mark, I think I love you. What a
chuckle!
Leatta

----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Moloney
<mmoloney -at- network365 -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L
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Sent: Monday, October 08, 2001 11:01 AM
Subject: Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question


> But, surely, we should eschew
obfuscation and, with carefully
punctuated
> amplifications and literary allusions,
intermingled with jargon and slang,
> by indirections find directions out,
so that our readers can get their heads
> around it? Language, for all of its
slings and arrows, is not confusing
> enough without a liberal interpolation
of commas; and semicolons, too.
>
>
> / Mark: Moloney, Ireland.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dan Hall"
<dhall -at- san-carlos -dot- rms -dot- slb -dot- com>
> Sent: Monday, October 08, 2001 2:45 PM
> Subject: RE: New TECHWR-L Poll
Question
>
>
> > My opinion only...
> >
> > Technical writers, with regard to
grammatical issues:
> >
> > * Should, in favor of confusing the
reader, avoid standard usage in all
> > cases.
>
>
>
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