Humor: bad technical writing instructions

Subject: Humor: bad technical writing instructions
From: "Link, Virginia" <LINKVI -at- dwd -dot- state -dot- wi -dot- us>
To: "'Post'" <TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 08:09:08 -0500

> During a patient's two week follow-up appointment with his
> cardiologist, he informed his doctor that he was having trouble with one
> of his medications. "Which one?", asked the doctor.
> "The patch". The nurse told me to put on a new one every six hours and
> now I'm running out of places to put it!"
> The doctor had him quickly undress and discovered what he hoped he
> wouldn't see....Yes, the man had over fifty patches on his body! None
> of the instructions included "remove the old patch before applying a new
> one."

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