Re: Friday Light: Don't Let Engineers Write Docs
... "interesting" statements I've found in some of Kia's Automotive Service & Repair documents. Even after accounting for poor Korean-to-English translation, it's clear they allow their engineers to write procedures. ...
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These all descend, philosophically, from a single line in the instructions reputedly packed with an alarm clock made in Hong Kong nearly 50 years ago:
"Thank you to perfection of alarming mechanism, you never awake when you sleeping."
Inscrutable, but TRUE!
These things have to be genuine. Native speakers of American English as a first language are totally incapable of inventing them.
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