Re: Display, Displays, or Appears

Subject: Re: Display, Displays, or Appears
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Bonnie Granat <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>, John Garison <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 11:26:25 -0700 (PDT)

So you're saying that any technical writing sufficiently advanced is magic. I can testify to that - I don't know how many times I've had jobs where somebody tells me they want me to take the notes and meeting minutes and other source material from the engineers and work my magic on it. We may as well use "appears" and "disappears," or even "materializes" and "vanishes." :-)

--- On Thu, 6/12/08, John Garison <john -at- garisons -dot- com> wrote:

> From: John Garison <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
> Subject: Re: Display, Displays, or Appears
> To: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Date: Thursday, June 12, 2008, 1:55 PM
> Clarke's Third Law applies. Get used to it.
> "Any sufficiently advanced technology is
> indistinguishable from magic."
> -- Arthur C. Clarke, /Childhood's End

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