RE: Do'ers and Doubters (was observation about engineers)

Subject: RE: Do'ers and Doubters (was observation about engineers)
From: "Sean O'Donoghue-Hayes (EPA)" <Sean.O'Donoghue-Hayes -at- ericsson -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 11:12:01 +1000

Andrew cheerfully pointed out:
"However, MOST tech writers are neither. They are just
slugs that suck up useful air. But that is true of people in general. Most
people are slugs."


In order to discover which category of people you are a member of:

(a) Purchase some strong salt.
(b) Draw a circle of salt around yourself.
(c) Try and slither on your belly across the circle of salt.
(d) If you feel immense pain you are probably a slug.

On a related matter it does make one wonder what type of audience Andrew is
usually writing for - and how they use a mouse or turn the pages. Most slugs
seem more interested in eating paper than reading what is upon the paper.

Exactly what type of documentation do slugs require?

"Climbing and devouring lettuce for beginners"
"An idiots guide to slithering on footpaths after rain"
"Avoiding the early bird!"
"7 Effective slimy things that world class slugs do"
"How to invest in the NASDAQ"
"Wuthering Heights: ventures beyond the lettuce patch into the towering
flower pots"
"101 Slugs-matians"

regards and thanks,
Sean O'Donoghue-Hayes

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