RE: Are tech writers inherently snobby?

Subject: RE: Are tech writers inherently snobby?
From: Kat Kuvinka <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <kfcarroll -at- cox -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:28:34 -0400


Not as snobby as engineers, but yeah, I think educated people can come across that way. It's somewhat relative, but the ones who know everything can definitely be snobs.



kat

(need help getting this tongue out of my cheek!)




>
> Hello.
> For the second time in two days, I've posted to the list and gotten an
> off-line reply that I thought reeked with arrogance. Each time I wrote back
> and asked for clarification on the tone, because, as I'll be the first to
> tell you, I'm somewhat defensive and tend to read a lot into e-mails, and so
> I wanted to be sure I'm not being my over-protective self. (In today's case,
> the tone was so obvious I'm pretty darn sure it's not just me.) But this is
> such a consistent pattern--I've worked with many writers who thought they
> hung the moon--that I'm starting to wonder if people in our profession
> (including me, because I can definitely be a snob) are prone to being a
> holier-than-thou.
> Any thoughts?
>


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