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One in ten Americans thinks HTML is a type of sexually transmitted infection

sandbagger (654585) writes | about 5 months ago

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sandbagger (654585) writes "It looks like technical writers won't be unemployed any time soon. The ignorance of many Americans appears to be appalling according to a recent survey reported on by the LA Times. The study by coupon site VoucherCloud involved 2,392 men and women 18 years of age or older. The participants were not told that the study was specifically looking into their knowledge of tech terms. They were presented with both tech and non-tech terms and were asked to choose from three possible definitions. Speaking for myself, knowledge of technical terms appears to be a perfect vaccine against sex."
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