"Using just the right word is important"

Subject: "Using just the right word is important"
From: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
To: techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 19:49:40 -0400

Late for the Friday files, but what the heck... it's a long weekend
for most techwhirlers!

Tip of the hat to Uncle Jay (http://www.unclejayexplains.com/, May
26th installment) for a humorous take on a subject near and dear to
the hearts of writers: using just the right word. Why use the $10
word when the $1 word works just fine?

A note to the Dilbertian wage slave: not all the scenes are work-
friendly. (Yes, in a perfect world, employers would have a sense of
humor and this disclaimer would seem unnecessary. In reality...)

-- Geoff Hart
ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca / geoffhart -at- mac -dot- com
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