Re: Dilbert Today

Subject: Re: Dilbert Today
From: yehoshua paul <yehoshua -dot- p -at- technicalwriting -dot- com>
To: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 18:16:55 +0300

*argumentum ad verecundiam* or appeal to authority. Being smarter than
everyone else does not mean that you are always right.

Have a great day,
Yehoshua Paul
Community contributor and documentation expert
http://technicalwriting.com/



On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Suzette Leeming
<suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> We have more than our share of wordsmiths as well, but rather than take the
> attitude that I'm the expert and therefore can never be wrong, I seek to
> understand how it is wrong and how it can be better.
>
> Comprehension is important to me; if any of my audience (even engineers)
> feels that something is hard to understand, then I have not met my
> objective.
>
> Suzette Leeming
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 9:52 AM, Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENS2.5-NA) <
> Megan -dot- Bruce -at- us -dot- bosch -dot- com> wrote:
>
> > I thought it was funny from the opposite view....we have more than a few
> > engineers that fancy themselves Word Smiths! I just don't have the heart
> to
> > burst their bubble.
> >
> > Megan from Mosquito Haven Minnesota...(have one flying around my
> > desk...*SMACK*....taken care of.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: techwr-l-bounces+megan -dot- bruce=us -dot- bosch -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:
> > techwr-l-bounces+megan -dot- bruce=us -dot- bosch -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf
> > Of Gene Kim-Eng
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 8:49 AM
> > To: Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com
> > Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: Re: Dilbert Today
> >
> > Adams left his last tech job to become a full-time cartoonist at the
> > height of the dotcom boom. I'm sure we all remember some of the rather
> > dubiously-abled "ignorance is an asset" types who were getting hired as
> > technical writers in those days.
> >
> > Gene Kim-Eng
> >
> >
> >
> > On 6/6/2012 6:01 AM, Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com wrote:
> > > I don't think Scott Adams thinks too highly of our profession...
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References:
Dilbert Today: From: Brian.Henderson
Re: Dilbert Today: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Dilbert Today: From: Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENS2.5-NA)
Re: Dilbert Today: From: Suzette Leeming

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