RE: The Bible in Tech Comm

Subject: RE: The Bible in Tech Comm
From: "Nuckols, Kenneth M" <Kenneth -dot- Nuckols -at- mybrighthouse -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 13:33:55 -0400

Arroxane said...

> I've argued that the Bible is one of the oldest forms of technical
> communication. And if the goal of Tech Comm is "making information
> available" by presenting information in a manner that a specific
> audience will understand, then we should applaud these "translators"
> for their accomplishment:
> Bible Translated for Text Message Generation

To keep this in a TW focus, I'm reminded of one of Bill Cosby's classic
routines based on a biblical story, which shows that glossaries have
always been essential to a good user's manual right from the beginning:

"That's fine, Lord," Cosby's 'Noah' says at one point, "but what's a

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