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Subject:Re: Humor as a communication technique From:David Slonosky <SlonoskD -at- ITLS -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 16 Jun 1998 14:05:45 -0400
> I will add, though, that the "... for Dummies" books are
> quite pleasant to
> read through, obviously due to all that humor. So it does
> have its place,
> it seems.
The trick, of course, is to mix humor with useful content, something
that neither of the two "Dummies" books I've purchased have managed to
do. Even when they're serious, the content was badly organized. Humor in
this case is more of a marketing add-on. "Hey, they sort of have stuff
in them, *and* they're funny!"
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