Re: Humor in Technical Documents

Subject: Re: Humor in Technical Documents
From: Jack Bybee <editor -at- VICONET -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 00:41:23 -0400

One word of advice about humour in technical matter - like driving in
New York City - "DON'T"
Ahmen.

Dummies books? "Don't" (again). They are an insult to the intelligence
of the reader.

Jack Bybee
Matt Ion wrote:
>
> On Wed, 23 Sep 1998 12:23:27 -0600, Kristen Beer wrote:
>
> >If anyone has
> >written, has wanted to write, or has read any technical document that
> >has even a smidgeon of humor in it, whether style guide, user guide,
> >training courseware, etc., could you pass along your views, ideas,
> >sources, anything relevant?
>
> I haven't seen a lot of "...for Dummies" books,


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