Re: Bonni's Theory

Subject: Re: Bonni's Theory
From: Len Olszewski <saslpo -at- UNX -dot- SAS -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 1994 14:35:57 -0400

> Bonni (like Madonna or Roseanne, one name identifies her) posits:
> >The more an engineer protests that he or she can write "just as well as a
> >writer" the more likely it is that he or she cannot. The less he or she
> >protests this, the more likely it is that he or she can, but won't.

> To which I add the Grey Corollary:

> "That engineer who can't write, but thinks he or she can, goes through the
> roof highest when a real writer marks up his or her text."

Len's Lemma:

Regardless of whether an engineer writes well or not, the clearer a
writer can make an engineer's writing, the more upset the engineer will
become with the final product.

|Len Olszewski, Project Manager |"That boy's about as sharp as a sack|
|saslpo -at- unx -dot- sas -dot- com|Cary, NC, USA|o' wet mice." - Foghorn Leghorn |
| Opinions this ludicrous are mine. Reasonable opinions will cost you.|

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