Offshoot of warning labels(?)

Subject: Offshoot of warning labels(?)
From: Pat <williams_ps -at- USA -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 1996 23:03:08 -0400

Fellow writers: (Is the use of "fellow" sexist? It IS gender specific. Or
used to be.)

There is a current thread on TECHWR_L called Silly Tests which started as a
discussion of testing for technical writers (like typing and computer use
tests) as part of hiring procedures. It has degenerated (?) into a
discussion of what words are appropriate for use on a list server like
TECHWR_L. You might want to look at a couple of the most recent
ones--agree? Disagree? (On both/either the language question and the
possibility of a "fair" and useful testing mechanism for writers.)

Sorry, Gus, I forgot to give you the thread name!


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