Re: A good title for a tw?

Subject: Re: A good title for a tw?
From: rmedinger -at- LUCENT -dot- COM
Date: Fri, 30 May 1997 08:55:19 -0500

Bill wrote:

In a message dated 97-05-30 09:26:06 EDT, the good Chief (Pete Margaritis,
aka chief -at- ncms1 -dot- cb -dot- lucent -dot- com) wrote:

> Don't get too stuffy. Shrewd people see through
> the pomposity. Besides, a specialist,
> especially to someone with a military past,
> might suggest a radar operator, or some monitor
> of specialized electronic equipment.
> What's wrong with `Technical Writer'?

Brickin' A, Chief. Technical writers is what we is and what we does. I've
worked in organizations where a "Documentation Specialist" slot existed
mainly for summer interns who stuffed binders -- where I am now, they've
tried to saddle me with that sobriquet and I'm resisting as protocol allows.

Nomenclature is destiny. Ever heard of a little town in southern Poland
called Oswiecim? No? OK, how about its old name from when it was part of

Just my thoughts...all hands don flameproof gear now.
BMcC (Bill McClain, aka AlumsHubby -at- aol -dot- com)

How about Infoware Developers like we have here at Lucent!

Bob Medinger
Technical Service Bureau, Inc. Technical Documentation Specialists
8150 W. 111th St., Suite 5 Specializing in Electronic Publishing
Palos Hills, IL 60465 Utilizing Frame, Interleaf & Word
708-430-7300 708-430-7306 (FAX) E-mail: tsb -at- flash -dot- net

"Providing Technical Documentation from Concept to Completion."
Technical Writing Consultant to Lucent Technologies

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