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>At the recent FORUM 95 Conference (in Dortmund Germany), John Kirkman
>presented a draft test for assessing technical authors (writers). It is a
>multiple-choice test employers can use. For information about it,
We live in a sick and twisted world. Now we have a writing test that
involves no writing at all, so it can be scored by people who
can't tell good writing from a slap in the face.
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