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Subject:Re: Questions that are not questions From:Tammy Hale <tammyh -at- FGM -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 16 Feb 1995 01:05:38 -0500
You might call the section something like "Common Problems." Another option
is to rewrite the sentence as a question:
"Why does my e-mail host return a HOST UNKNOWN message when I request an
Hope this helps.
tammyh -at- fgm -dot- com
>Looking for suggestions. In this reference guide I am reviewing,
>there is an appendix titled "Most Asked CAO Questions." However,
>only one out of the seven "questions" listed is actually a question.
> QUESTION: "When I request an update, my e-mail host returns a
> HOST UNKNOWN message."
>The implied question is "Why?" but it seems silly to put "Why?"
>after each one. Does anyone have a better idea instead of using
>the word "Questions" in the title? (BTW: Each "question" is
>preceded by the word QUESTION as in the example shown.)
>Or is this okay and I shouldn't be bothered by it?
>You can e-mail me directly if you prefer. Thanks.
>bparks -at- huachuca-emh1 -dot- army -dot- mil