Tuesday, July 26, 2005


Directions for Use

Didja ever notice? The best minds are the worst direction-writers. On a large scale that includes Adobe’s brain trust. Even larger is Microsoft. On the lowest level, the folks that write the directions for assembling the Christmas bicycle can’t get “screw A into B” into understandable prose. Maybe Hungry Minds Inc. will someday publish “Manual Writing For Dummies”. Or the University of Phoenix could establish a major in “Bringing Sense to ‘Do –it-Yourself’”. Ah, well! I can dream.

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