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Quote from: billy rubin on May 15, 2023, 12:35:41 AMback when i was a technical writer i used three or four major style manuals to cover what i needed.
computer writing was punctuation-sensitive and i wrote without typoes using correct speling too.
lots of rules, from that/which to the oxford comma to correct leading within ordered and unordered lists. and so on.
lots of anal retentive stuff
Quote from: Icarus on June 09, 2023, 11:18:52 PMRereading The Hacking Of The American Mind. How big business cons us into believing whatever they want us to believe. That persuasion is cleverly orchestrated and eventually profitable. We are also conned by politicians and religious leaders. Persuasive bullshit rules.