why people don't read manuals

Subject: why people don't read manuals
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- optonline -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2002 11:23:09 -0400


Humorist Dave Barry explains why users don't read manuals.
Like all things comedic, there is more than a grain of truth in his
comments.
http://www.newsday.com/mynews/ny-p2bottom22768850jul01.story

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Peter

"When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a
minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute-and it's
longer than any hour. That's relativity,"
- Einstein-

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