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Subject:Re: Tip of the Day From:"Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher -at- EXPERSOFT -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 18 Jan 1996 11:22:10 -0800
>>What I'd like to know is... When the "Tip of the Day"
>>in Microsoft Word is something out in left field like
>>"It's never too late to learn to play the piano," is
>>that Microsoft's way of brightening our day, or is
>>it some subversive employee having a joke on Microsoft?
>The tip wizard in Word 7 is pretty attuned to what you're doing.
>Perhaps it noted that you were typing in a particularly skillful way and was
>suggesting recreational avenues for those talents.
Well, then, what is it responding to when it tells me I
can get hurt if I run with scissors? ;-)
sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com