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

Subject: RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.
From: "Pinkham, Jim" <Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com>
To: "Pro TechWriter" <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 12:04:04 -0600

Well, true, PT -- as I well know, being a practitioner of both.
Nonetheless, both are forms of expository writing, and so germane
remains both possible and plausible.

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So, what, he's going to "teach us the errors of our ways"? What a waste
of conference time. What could he possibly share that would be germaine?
Journalism and technical writing are two different disciplines, for
goodness sake!

Argh.
PT

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 4:23 PM, Ron Hearn <rhearn -at- central1 -dot- com> wrote:

> I was just looking through the latest STC Intercom and noticed that
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> I had initially planned to pontificate upon the veracity of Mr.
> Pogue's impuning diatribe, but I find my self tardy for my 2 o'clock
> siesta. And besides, I find the whole business beneath me and shall
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