I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.

Subject: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.
From: CL T <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 08:46:58 -0700

One paragraph from this is especially true.

Tech Terms to Avoid
"Why tech writers use so much jargon, I don't know. Maybe it's
self-aggrandizement; they want to lord their knowledge over everybody else.
Maybe it's laziness; they can't be bothered to fish for a plain-English
word. Maybe it's just habit; they spend all day talking shop with other
nerds, so they slip into technospeak when they write for larger audiences."


I've got to say, I agree.



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