Re: Can anyone recommend a book?

Subject: Re: Can anyone recommend a book?
From: jennysubs -at- mac -dot- com
To: techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 16:42:35 -0700

This particular usage publication cracked me up.

I never knew that a semicolon was a "weenie."

And one of the definitions for user is:

One who asks silly questions without thinking for two seconds or looking in the documentation.

Jenny


On Jun 8, 2010, at 2:33 PM, Combs, Richard wrote:

> Sarah Stegall wrote:
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>> I'm looking for a good book on computer terms and uage. Emphasis on the
>> usage. I would prefer one that wasn't produced by Microsoft, Cisco, or
>> some other proprietary entity. I would appreciate some suggestions.
>> Thanks.
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> As a reference, I've found the Free Online Dictionary of Computing helpful.
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> http://foldoc.org/contents.html
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