Re: Ph.D.'s -Back to the Topic

Subject: Re: Ph.D.'s -Back to the Topic
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 1996 14:34:22 -0800

At 09:29 AM 12/31/96 -0800, Bill Sullivan wrote:
>Getting back to the original question of whether or not to list one's
>Ph.D. as a credential when tech writing --

>I believe most (but not all) people hire technical writers because
>they believe their product requires simple or non-technical
>explaining. I am not sure that Ph.D.s have a lock on writing simply
>or non technically.

>I ran a word count on Cathy's original post. She used 416 words to
>ask her fairly simple question. And Tim Altom, whose firm is called
>Simply Written, used 527 words to reply. Go figure. And happy new

And this proves?

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