Re: Examples of bad manual text

Subject: Re: Examples of bad manual text
From: GINGER <GINGER -at- PRODIGY -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 12:20:11 -0600

Peter Ring wrote:

<I am primarily looking for examples of instructions written as long
complicated sentences with or without the use of passive voice.

Are there any websites which contain such examples?>

There is a great little book called Revising Business Prose, Third
Edition by Richard A. Lanham that has some very convoluted sentences.
There is also a Self-Teaching Exercise Book that goes with it (ISBN
0-02-367480-6), and a videotape (ISDN 0-02-367182-3). Hope this helps.

Ginger Jones
ginger -at- prodigy -dot- net

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