Re: Help with fake names issue

Subject: Re: Help with fake names issue
From: "B.J. Smith" <bjsmith -at- ucar -dot- edu>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:01:17 -0600

Good idea on going with first names only. Mr. Jones and Ms. Smith might work as well if it needs to be a little more formal.

Most important, if the names are odd enough ("Deadlines, Expects Many,"???) that readers are distracted by them, they do detract from the message and so are counterproductive.



ey distract from the message,
On 3/29/2012 10:46 AM, Dossy Shiobara wrote:

How about just using first names (e.g. "Bob" and "Alice") without last
names. Stay away from well-known single names, like Cher, Bono, etc.


On 3/29/12 12:30 PM, Cindy Daoust wrote:
But there is an objection that if it could possibly
be a name of someone anywhere that it can't be used.
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Help with fake names issue: From: Cindy Daoust
Re: Help with fake names issue: From: Dossy Shiobara

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