RE: I can't imagine where this portrayal came from...

Subject: RE: I can't imagine where this portrayal came from...
From: "Eric J. Ray" <ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 16:52:04 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Bill Burns wrote:

BB >Hi, Darren.
BB >
BB >> "She's the technical writer in Dilbert's engineering department. Tina
BB >> believes any conversation within hearing distance is intended as an
BB >> insult to her profession and her gender. She strives to maintain her
BB >> dignity while surrounded by engineers who don't have a proper respect
BB >> for her work."
BB >>
BB >Oh yes... the Dilbert debacleof, what, 1995? Scott Adams followed a debate
BB >on techwr-l about one of his strips (the one with Alice attempting to get
BB >feedback on a blank document. At the end of the discussion, Adams chimed in
BB >and said to expect a technical writer to appear in the strip soon. He noted
BB >that the character would be a composite of the various personalities he had
BB >encountered on the list. In closing, he wrote, "I love my job."
BB >
BB >Quite amusing. A few weeks later, Tina was born.
BB >
BB >Bill Burns

The message in question is at:
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/archives/9503/techwhirl-9503-01241.html

The discussion that provoked it starts at:
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/archives/9503/techwhirl-9503-00854.html

Enjoy!
Eric



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