Re: Quaint technical writing

Subject: Re: Quaint technical writing
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2006 08:29:44 -0700

This company is a retailer that sells mostly cheap imported products.
The tool and its manual were most likely produced outside of
the US.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message ----- From: <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
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Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 6:00 PM
Subject: Quaint technical writing

This tool manual PDF contains, in the last paragraph, what I think is a very
good example of the endangered quality of quaintness in tech writing. See
for yourself:

I have to wonder if the environment that produced this is really in Pittsburg.
What do you think?


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