Re: George Hayhoe, a rant, and a resignation

Subject: Re: George Hayhoe, a rant, and a resignation
From: Evelyn Lee Barney <evbarney -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)" <MadelynBoudreaux -at- ge -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:45:26 -0400


Since I don't know much about the gentlemen involved, I can't judge if
this is fair or not, However, it is "funny as all get-out'" (as my
mother used to say when trying to be polite.)

Thanks for the great grin.

Ev

Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant) wrote:
> Isn't "consider your audience" the first thing they teach in Tech
> Writing?
>
> At any rate, here we have a prime and lovely example of "the flounce,"
> captured in the wild. I'm more used to the American Extended Adolescent
> Flounce, which involves fewer words, more of them made of 4 letters, and
> rarely involves headings and sub-points. However, this American Academic
> Flounce, while wordier, resembles its cousin in many ways: appeal to
> authority, wounded expression of not being appreciated, and reference to
> another, similarly underappreciated former group member who, although
> he/she left quietly (without flounce), reportedly holds the same views
> as the flouncer.
>
> Sincerely,
> Madelyn Boudreaux
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
>
>
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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References:
Re: Wrong? Poor style? OK?: From: Michael West
RE: Grammar: From: David Hailey
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RE: George Hayhoe, a rant, and a resignation: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)

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