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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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Much was said this night against the parliament. I said that, as it seemed to be agreed that all Members of Parliament became corrupted, it was better to chuse men already bad, and so save good men.

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First entry - 6/27/2003
Most recent entry - 4/29/2016

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Comments/entry - 1.06
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  11:46 AM

Peter Cooper has some tips for reducing the size of your text by about two-thirds to substantially improve it and "make it shine."

Apropo of our previous discussion of Strunk & White's The Elements of Style.

Via Gordon Meyer.

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