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Subject:RE: What tech writers "do" From:mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Thu, 9 Nov 2006 12:38:03 -0500
James Barrow [mailto:vrfour -at- verizon -dot- net]
> >>Jim Shaeffer wrote:
> >Sarah Bouchier said:
> >>Or, metaphorically, we metabolize information.
> >>Proteins: We eat things that had been alive (plants or animals),
> >>ingesting their proteins
> >>One of the strange things about applying this metaphor is
> that I have
> >>not yet been able to stretch it to absurdity.
> >So where does sugar come into it?
> When your boss kisses you after you do a good job.
Hm. Sounds like _somebody_ has a crush on his boss...?
Around here, that kissy-face stuff wouldn't be sugar.
Saccharine, at best.
Now, if dark, rich, high-quality chocolate were involved,
that might be another story. YMMV
Kevin (reaching for the after-lunch hit of Lindt Excellence 70%, a solitary
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