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  • Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs. (Jack Lynch)    
  • We tend to look through language and not realize how much power language has. (Deborah Tannen)    
  • Language is an art, like brewing or baking. (Charles Darwin)    
  • Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after. (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)     
  • Writers will happen in the best of families. (Rita Mae Brown)     
  • If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. (Isaac Asimov)     
  • Why do writers write? Because it isn't there. (Thomas Berger)    
  • I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again. (Oscar Wilde)    
  • No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft. (H. G. Wells)    
  • Western Europe owes its civilization to translators. (Kelly Louis)    
  • The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think. (Edwin Schlossberg)     
  • The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. (George Bernard Shaw)     
  • The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. (Benjamin Disraeli)    
  • Writing well means never having to say, 'I guess you had to be there.' (Jef Mallett)    
  • Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. (Robert Heinlein)     
  • The process of translating comprises in its essence the whole secret of human understanding of the world and of social communication. (Hans Georg Gadamer)    

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teksten webshop snoepgoed uit amerikaIk zit veel in de websites en zo af en toe begint een collega weer wat moois online waar ik graag aan meewerk. Marco de Zeeuw bouwt superwebsites en is ook een eigen webwinkel begonnen in Amerikaanse koeken en snoepen: sweetcorner.nl. Mijn bijdrage: een paar landingsteksten, tekst voor online advertenties en het klankbord uithangen voor wat betreft het karakter, de klantvriendelijkheid en de indeling van de site.

O ja, proefpersoon ben ik natuurlijk ook nog geweest. En het proefde goed. Ik ben niet zo bekend met al dat Amerikaanse spul, maar Reese's Peanut Butter Cups en allerlei in Nederland onbekende soorten M&Ms gingen er in als, eh, koek. Hoop dat ik snel nog eens wat research kan doen voor Marco.

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