Re: OT: Sturgeon's Law and other eponymous laws

Subject: Re: OT: Sturgeon's Law and other eponymous laws
From: John G <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
To: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 00:14:39 -0400

Don't forget the extension of Sturgeon's Law:

Sturgeon was an optimist.

Also - Wikipedia cleaned up the original's language ... crud replaced cr*p.

My 2¢,

JG

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

> Sturgeon's Law applies to EVERYTHING - competence in any field, wage
> scales, auto design, music...you name it, the good doctor's dictum applies.
>
>
> From: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com>
> To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
> Cc: TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 1:28 PM
> Subject: Re: OT: Sturgeon's Law and other eponymous laws
>
> That link was really interesting, Monique, thanks.
>
> I don't think I'd go along with the quote about Sturgeon's Law re tech
> com, tho, unless the product is faulty. However, I missed the original
> post.
>
> Kathleen
>
> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Monique Semp
> <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> >> Sturgeon's Law applies to technical communications. :-)
> >
> >
> > If you need to look this up (as I did), you can find it directly in
> > Wikipedia or along with a ton of other eponymous laws:
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_eponymous_laws.
> >
> > Happy diversion from work!
> > -Monique
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References:
RE: Having fun with your resume - good idea/bad idea: From: Combs, Richard
OT: Sturgeon's Law and other eponymous laws: From: Monique Semp
Re: OT: Sturgeon's Law and other eponymous laws: From: Kathleen MacDowell
Re: OT: Sturgeon's Law and other eponymous laws: From: Keith Hood

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