Re: Technical writer survey: What should we really call ourselves?

Subject: Re: Technical writer survey: What should we really call ourselves?
From: Elaine Garnet <2egarnet -at- rogers -dot- com>
To: "Lippincott, Richard" <RLippincott -at- as-e -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:35:15 -0400

That's true. I don't care what people call me as long as they hand
over the cheques.

On 11-Aug-09, at 1:31 PM, Lippincott, Richard wrote:

> We can call ourselves whatever we want, but the -real- question that
> is
> being asked here is "What do we want other people to call us?"
>
>
>
> We may not be able to control that.
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>
>
> I suspect "Technical writer" is probably the most common term.
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>
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> Rick Lippincott
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