Re: Tech Writer Job Advert (humour)

Subject: Re: Tech Writer Job Advert (humour)
From: "Jan Cohen" <familyforever -at- mindspring -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 08:55:21 -0500


Only after a "franks n' beans" lunch, I'm afraid to say.

That said though, I saw an interesting book in a friend of mine's office the
other day (he's a child psychologist). I don't recall the exact title, but
the book was geared toward a fairly young audience and dealt with the
understanding and proper use of flatulents. My friend got a giggle after he
caught my eye wandering toward the book, and told me the book must have been
written by a technical writer. I asked why, and he flipped open the book to
a certain page:

"Did you know that the gaseous content of the average flatulent is
equivalent to three ounces?" in all its exquisite detail and breakdowns.

I had to wonder about that...

Jan Cohen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon North" <Simon -dot- North -at- synopsys -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2003 7:55 AM
Subject: Tech Writer Job Advert (humour)


>
> At the risk of invoking Eric's ire, since I know for certain this
> will never, ever find it's way into normal circulation, I really must
> share this little gem that came my way this morning. It comes from a
> job advert for a technical writer here in the netherlands:
>
> "If you are the enthusiastic and self-propelled tech writer we're
> looking for, please email us your resume at the address below."
>
> So, are you 'self-propelled' ?????



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Tech Writer Job Advert (humour): From: Simon North

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