Re: Warning labels out of hand?

Subject: Re: Warning labels out of hand?
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com, Robert Courtney <bobsc1 -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 14:58:49 -0800 (PST)

Being both a technical writer and a sufferer of others' lack of parenting skill, I think it would be better to properly qualify the word "child." I think the phrase "well-mannered" should be inserted in front of "children."


> On 2/4/2010 10:35 AM, Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com
> wrote:
> > Buried somewhere, in a box I haven't looked into in
> twenty years, is a
> > small scrap of paper that came with a set of cheap
> giveaway steak
> > knives, that said, "Caution: Do not leave knives in
> children."
> >
> > Surprisingly good advice, I thought.
> >
> > -BrianH.
> >
> > -----Original Message----- From: Traci Pearson
> >
> > I found this example of 15 laughable warning
> > labels this morning. Not only does it touch on
> > the type of communication some of us do from time
> > to time, but it makes me seriously wonder about
> > the mental capacity and potential for personal
> > responsibility of the human race:
> >
> > <http://bit.ly/bmEz13>http://bit.ly/bmEz13
> >
> > --
> >
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >
> > Are you looking for one documentation tool that does
> it all? Author,
> > build, test, and publish your Help files with just one
> easy-to-use tool.
> > Try the latest Doc-To-Help 2009 v3 risk-free for
> 30-days at:
> > http://www.doctohelp.com/
> >
> > Explore CAREER options and paths related to Technical
> Writing,
> > learn to create SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS documents, and
> > get tips on FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION best practices.
> Free at:
> > http://www.ModernAnalyst.com
> >
> > ---
> > You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as bobsc1 -at- earthlink -dot- net -dot-
> >
> > To unsubscribe send a blank email to
> > techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/bobsc1%40earthlink.net
> >
> >
> > To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> >
> > Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-
> Visit
> > http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.
> >
> > Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list,
> at:
> > http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat
> >
> >
> > __________ Information from ESET Smart Security,
> version of virus signature database 4835 (20100204)
> __________
> >
> > The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.
> >
> > http://www.eset.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >   
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> Are you looking for one documentation tool that does it
> all? Author,
> build, test, and publish your Help files with just one
> easy-to-use tool.
> Try the latest Doc-To-Help 2009 v3 risk-free for 30-days
> at:
> http://www.doctohelp.com/
>
> Explore CAREER options and paths related to Technical
> Writing,
> learn to create SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS documents, and
> get tips on FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION best practices. Free
> at:
> http://www.ModernAnalyst.com
>
> ---
> You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com -dot-
>
> To unsubscribe send a blank email to
> techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/klhra%40yahoo.com
>
>
> To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>
> Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-
> Visit
> http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.
>
> Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:
> http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat
>
>



^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Are you looking for one documentation tool that does it all? Author,
build, test, and publish your Help files with just one easy-to-use tool.
Try the latest Doc-To-Help 2009 v3 risk-free for 30-days at:
http://www.doctohelp.com/

Explore CAREER options and paths related to Technical Writing,
learn to create SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS documents, and
get tips on FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION best practices. Free at:
http://www.ModernAnalyst.com

---
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/archive%40web.techwr-l.com


To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:
http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat


Follow-Ups:

References:
Re: Warning labels out of hand?: From: Robert Courtney

Previous by Author: Re: What *is* a documentation specialist?
Next by Author: RE: They Don't Make Computer Manuals Like They Used To
Previous by Thread: RE: Warning labels out of hand?
Next by Thread: RE: Warning labels out of hand?


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads