The power of the printed word (Was...warnings in manuals)

Subject: The power of the printed word (Was...warnings in manuals)
From: Steven Brown <stevenabrown -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 08:32:11 -0700 (PDT)


The proliferation of urban myths proves that people
will believe almost anything they read. For some
reason, seeing words on paper or online lends a degree
of credibility that would never be accepted were the
information received by word of mouth.

It's a fascinating phenomenon.

Steven Brown
Senior Technical Writer


--- "Stevenson, Rebecca"
<Rebecca -dot- Stevenson -at- workscape -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Should the fact that this is setting off all my
> urban legend warning bells make a difference in how
> I answer the question? :-)


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