Confession of Ignorance re: anal-retentive

Subject: Confession of Ignorance re: anal-retentive
From: "Wilcox, John (Contractor)" <wilcoxj -at- WDNI -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 13:35:00 -0800

Hopefully I'm among friends here, so I'm baring my soul:

>> I've followed in the footsteps of a lot of anal-retentive,
annoying tech writers; and I've probably been the anal-retentive,
annoying tech writer that others have had to follow, too. <<

I keep seeing the term anal-retentive. What does it mean? Constipated?
Somehow this just evades my keen problem-solving ability.



Regards,

John Wilcox, Documentation Specialist
Timberlands Information Services
Weyerhaeuser
WWC 2E2
Tacoma, WA 98477-0001
206-924-7972
wilcoxj -at- wdni -dot- com

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