Humor - TW Euphemisms for Death

Subject: Humor - TW Euphemisms for Death
From: Marta Cepek <marta -at- M3ISYSTEMS -dot- QC -dot- CA>
Date: Wed, 8 May 1996 03:01:38 -0400

I checked with Eric, and he doesn't recall seeing this one having made the
rounds on techwr-l. Don't flame me if you've already seen it, enjoy if you
haven't!


Top Ten Technical Writing Euphemisms for Death

10. Made the big deadline.
9. Taking minutes for the Maker.
8. Went to that big spelling checker in the sky.
7. "Lateral mobility."
6. The final Edit.
5. The eternal offsite assignment.
4. Documented the Big D.
3. Very, very passive voice.
2. Reformatted.

1. An improvement over technical writing.

(Originally seen as a post by Brent Jones to NutWorks)


Cheers!
Marta Cepek
marta -at- m3isystems -dot- qc -dot- ca

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