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Old 02-06-2013, 12:12 AM   #14
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People really don't proof-read anymore.

I recently wrote an instruction manual for a product - and I'm pretty sure no one else read it except for the translator. Grammatically, it was fine, but I went into way too much detail (perhaps as suss is suggesting Ford do) on fool-proofing it so that the consumer wouldn't get injured as well as all of this technical mumbo jumbo that I eventually reworded it in layman's terms in the Revision B.

Not that it matters - the manual could say that the car runs on pixie dust and since no one reads it, no one would ever know.
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