Pre-Archaic Industrial Jargon

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 10 20:11:53 UTC 2012

Larry, it's time to switch to decaf.


On 3/10/2012 2:35 PM, Larry Sheldon wrote:
> Do you know how to type?
> How do you "Set the margins"?
> To where do you "return the carriage" and when?
> What does "Double Spaced" mean and how is it usually accomplished?
> What do "CC:" and "BCC:" mean, and in what way do they cause you to
> modify your behavior?
> What does "Attn:" mean?
> How about "Attach."?  In what ways does that differ from "Enc."
> And lastly, what happens when you make a mistake?

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