RE: Writing test Fridays

Subject: RE: Writing test Fridays
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -dot- Brierley -at- ipc -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 14:54:27 -0500

Well, recasting the phrase wouldn't hurt, "We want to see your best, so
as you work, keep in mind we are looking for the following qualities:."

On principle, I wouldn't mind if more tech writers were a little more
grounded in grammar. Seriously. So being aware there might be a problem
ending a sentence with a preposition is a good thing, the next step,
obviously, is to learn what to do next.



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Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 2:45 PM
To: Kelley Greenman
Subject: Re: Writing test Fridays

They lost me in the first sentence: "...Qualities for which we are
Good grief, even the Chicago Manual of Style doesn't recommend stilted
writing like that, and ending a sentence with a preposition was >never<
wrong, LOL.

Obviously not the job for me <grin>

Will it ever be 5pm today?

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Writing test Fridays: From: Kelley Greenman
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