Re: Technical Marketing Writer Posting

Subject: Re: Technical Marketing Writer Posting
From: Without Papers <wop -at- SEACOAST -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 14:25:26 -0400

That's got to be the funniest part of this. The original message is not from
Joseph, it's from Nina. Joseph is my husband and we share the signature
because we work together from time to time. I guess I should sign better.

>Howdy, Joseph:
>
>Very good point!
>
>Melonie Holliman
>
>Without Papers claims...
>>
>> Okay. I just can't stay out of this one. I think what happens to each of us
>> at one time or another is we get a little too whacked out by non-writer's
>> words. Ya know, most people don't pick their words as carefully as technical
>> writers do. There are times when I get a little imtimidated to post a memo
>> to a group of tech writers because I don't feel like being nitpicked for not
>> being precise enough or by missing one of the
>> who-knows-whether-it's-important details (like, how do you spell knitpikked
>> anyway... should I look it up before I send this email so that all you guys
>> won't think I'm stupid... oh, wait, I just said guys... will all the women
>> out there think I'm not talking to them... maybe I should say... and on and
>> on and on).
>>
>> Consider the source of the message. Why do we expect the rest of the world
>> to sound like tech writers? If you don't like the lingo, don't apply for the
>> job. Let's not make other people feel unwelcome cuz they're not exactly the
>> way we are. Sure, in general, I'd love it if more people took time to learn
>> better ways of communicating, but then, maybe I'd be out of a job!!!!
>>
>> How 'bout if we all relax a little and try to meet others half way. Isn't
>> listening part of communicating?
>> Joseph M. Chodat
>> Nina-Giovanna Esile
>> Without Papers
>> wop -at- seacoast -dot- com
>>
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>
>
Joseph M. Chodat
Nina-Giovanna Esile
Without Papers
wop -at- seacoast -dot- com

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