Re: Humor

Subject: Re: Humor
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 21 May 1996 14:45:48 -0800

On Tue, 21 May 1996 07:41:19 PDT, Robert Plamondon wrote:

>Take a look at HOW TO KEEP YOUR VOLKSWAGEN ALIVE by John Muir, or any of
>the later manuals from John Muir Press. The basic goal of the original
>manual was to take hippies who didn't know what a Philips screwdriver
>was and teach them everything about maintaining their VW, including
>engine rebuilding. It works! Well-organized, beautifully illustrated,
>non-threatening, and funny.

A perfect example of the adage, "Know your audience."

>This series of books has more ambition, more success, and more style
>than any tech docs I've ever encountered.

I'll have to check one out sometime :)



Your friend and mine,
Matt
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