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Subject:Re: Quote of the Day From:jlshaeffer -at- aol -dot- com To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 28 Aug 2007 10:48:02 -0400
Forever is the correct answer.
Anyway, "scribe" brings to my mind images of royal courts (Egyptian pharaohs or King Arthur). Remember, "grammar" and "glamour" have the same root (writing is magic and much magic is writing).
So, "scribe" seems a lot more respectful than other terms that have been mentioned on this list.
From: Gordon McLean <Gordon -dot- McLean -at- GrahamTechnology -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Sent: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 10:35 am
Subject: RE: Quote of the Day
"how long does it take them to stop referring to us as "scribes"?"
Forever. You won't change these people. Rise above them and make sure
everyone else understands the values you bring to the organisation.
Demonstrate it daily, and push back any "can you pretty this up" requests.
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