Re: If You Were Gonna Teach...

Subject: Re: If You Were Gonna Teach...
From: Rev Simon Rumble <simon -at- rumble -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 16:06:39 +0000

On Thu 07 Mar, Tom Murrell bloviated thus:

> This is perhaps a stupid task to take on, and you're free to say so. But what
> I'm really interested in are the four or five things that you would like to see
> your contributors stop doing or do better that would improve both document
> writing (Requirements, Designs, etc.) and even email communications.

* What the passive voice is and why it should be avoided.
* How to use MS Word Styles (and why) if you use Word.
* Period and one space, and why.
* What the errors the grammar checker throws up mean: for the
non-native speakers who would genuinely like to improve.

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Rev Simon Rumble <simon -at- rumble -dot- net>
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- John F. Kennedy

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