Re: that vs who

Subject: Re: that vs who
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 11:11:03 -0700

My experience has been that a group of writers usually picks the worst
possible time to get itself into these discussions, usually while
everyone else is chasing a deadline and people are screaming for the
release of a final edit.

The best time and place for writers to hash issues like this out is
during a postmortem on a completed project, preferably at an offsite
location that serves chicken wings during the evening happy hour.

Gene Kim-eng

----- Original Message -----
From: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>
> Hey...everybody should have a hobby.
> But (not so) seriously, I think we SHOULD be known as a group that
> cares
> about the finer points of language. (Let the world be afraid to speak
> in
> our presence!) And those who consider that care to be bogging-down,
> well
> I guess it's better than seeing us as sloppy -- which is easy for most
> people to believe when you consider what passes for "technical
> writing"
> in the areas that most of the population is exposed to: Instructions
> for
> the care and feeding of household products and appliances.


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