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Subject:Re: Are you a striped bass? (humor) From:John Weiland <weiland -at- CISCO -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 1 May 1995 11:51:37 PDT
Beware of fishing metaphors:
Anyone who puts down catfish displays an ignorance of good game fish.
To make the point, they should have said "some days, all you catch are
crappy (pronounced "crawpee"). Crappy are the predominant trash fish
in the Silicon Valley area. (Too bony, unlike most writers.) ;-)
John Weiland, fisherman and sometime technical writer
> The Sunday San Jose Mercury carried a technical writer
> ad from Microtec Research that started with:
> Are you a Striped Bass?
> Looking for a good Technical Writer is much like fishing
> for striped bass. You're always hoping you'll get the big
> one, but some days all you catch are catfish.