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I'm Mike Pope. I live in the Seattle area. I've been a technical writer and editor for over 30 years. I'm interested in software, language, music, movies, books, motorcycles, travel, and ... well, lots of stuff.

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First entry - 6/27/2003
Most recent entry - 4/10/2022

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  08:13 AM

From the instructions (!) for a dog collar:



Not evident from this is that the collar does not have a buckle (plastic snap instead) and that there's no "sliver" loop.

More dubious guidance: 1, 2, 3.

[categories]   [tags] instructions, how-to, procedures, documentation

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