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> Organization: Proteon, Inc., Westborough, MA 01581 [(508)898-2800]
> Subject: Re: More allergic reactions... How would you...?
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> > "CAUTION--RISK OF FIRE
> > DO NOT OPERATE HEATER WITHOUT FEET ATTACHED
> > IN CORRECT POSITION"
> >How would you clarify the caution above without getting
> >too verbose?
> >"CAUTION--RISK OF FIRE
> >BE SURE THE HEATER'S FEET ARE ATTACHED
> >IN CORRECT POSITION DURING OPERATION"
> or call the heater's feet "base":
> "Be sure the base is attached in correct position during operation"
> Bonni Graham |
> Technical Writer |
> Easel Corporation, ENFIN Technology Lab | Never tell people how to
> Bonni_Graham_at_Enfin-SD -at- relay -dot- proteon -dot- com | do things. Tell them
> President, San Diego STC | what to do and they will
> | surprise you with their
> NOTE: apparently my email address needs | ingenuity.
> to be typed exactly as it appears here, |
> punctuation and all, or the system gets | --George Patton
> upset. |