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Subject:Re: Technical Writers vs. Technical Communicators From:Len Olszewski <saslpo -at- UNX -dot- SAS -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 1 Jun 1993 09:28:49 -0500
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> When someone asks you what you do for a living, do you _really_ say,
> "I'm a Technical Communicator?" That's eight syllables, and there
> are a few pithy sayings about polysyllabic job titles - most of them
> having to do with an inverse relationship between length of the job
> title and importance of the job. Does the TC moniker seem ironic to
> you, since what we do involves conveying information articulately
> and CONCISELY?
> Ken d'Albenas | the corner; and the purpose of politics |
Here are a couple of suggestions, all shorter than eight syllables, some