Re: Interesting quote

Subject: Re: Interesting quote
From: "Larry Usselman" <elgrans -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Marie Pinho" <mdpinho -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 08:48:10 -0400

Marie, I do believe you have identified the mysterious, late, great Dick
Brandon. Here's a pretty good biographical article: He sounds like quite an
interesting character. It must have been exciting to work for such a


On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 3:38 PM, Marie Pinho <mdpinho -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:

> Could it be? I used to work for Dick Brandon many years ago. He had a
> company (Brandon Applied Systems) and developed documentation
> standards/documents/etc. Company was in NY and Washington DC
> Marie
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> Of Larry Usselman
> Sent: Monday, June 30, 2008 3:32 PM
> To: Milan Davidovic
> Subject: Re: Interesting quote
> Good question...the only other Dick Brandon I was able to find (other than
> multiple references to this quotation) was a child actor from the 1920s. I
> doubt if either one of these Brandons are the quotee. Whoever Dick Brandon
> was, he didn't leave much of a trail.
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Milan Davidovic <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Larry Usselman <elgrans -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> > > "Documentation is like sex; when it is good, it is very, very good; and
> > when
> > > it is bad, it is better than nothing."
> > > - Dick Brandon
> >
> > Couldn't find a Wikipedia entry for Dick Brandon, but I found one for
> > a Richard Brandon:
> >
> >
> >
> > Unless this is the same guy (which I doubt), who is Dick Brandon?
> >
> > --
> > Milan Davidovic
> >
> >
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