RE: raison d'être

Subject: RE: raison d'être
From: JB Foster <jb -dot- foster -at- shaw -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 18:07:47 -0600


Who do you work with, that a sign prohibiting "the other thing on the table"
is needed? I hope your co-workers don't play ping-pong with the other thing!
Again, sometimes it's better not knowing the intent of a sign ... it might
change your opinion of some of the people you work with. ;-)

Bruce

Kevin Cheek

> There is a reason that Technical Writers exist!
>
> In the lunch room where I work there is a ping-pong
> table with this cautionary note on it, neatly typed up
> and printed by an engineer:
>
> Please do
> not put
> food, drink,
> but, and the
> other thing
> on the table
>
> One can assume they meant to include a second "t"
> on "but," but how to explain "the other thing?"


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raison d'Ítre: From: CHEEK1

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