Re: CHAT: No respect

Subject: Re: CHAT: No respect
From: Yvonne Harrison <yvonne -at- IHUG -dot- CO -dot- NZ>
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 1996 10:43:02 +1300

Nancy McGuire wrote:

> I've been following the thread about why tech writers are not properly
> respected in certain organizations. The word-scramble puzzle in today's Bay
> City (Michigan) Times gave a perfectly logical reason. It seems tech writers
> are percieved as "manual" laborers. <g,d,r> No rotten tomatoes, please.
> Nancy (do I dare sign my name to this?) McGuire

Well that explains the sudden inflation of my biceps and my attraction to
hardhats and power tools... Maybe we're manual laborers because we spend so
much of our time having to shovel the tons of crap we get from SMEs, managers
and other people?

Yvonne :-)

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