That’s What She Said, Technical Writing Edition
Every quote below comes directly from technical documentation that I’ve worked on in recent weeks, and each has caused me near-physical pain when I realized there was no husband nearby to torment with my “That’s what she said” victory yawp.
So I’m sharing them here, because they each deserve a special moment in the sun. Enjoy.
- Carefully but quickly screw into place.
- Be sure all nuts are secure.
- Quickly pull the plunger out of the opening.
- Do not pipette by mouth.
- Visually inspect for leaks.
- Carefully wrap the end of the probe with the plastic provided.
- Air will blow out of the rear fans.
- Be sure it is properly primed before injecting.
- Carefully inspect the rack before mounting.
- Place the sheath below the opening and insert in an upward direction.
- Moisten the swab before agitating.
- Wipe the surface with the moistened swab back and forth a few times.
- Wipe the delicate items with a moistened swab; leave others to air dry.
- The sheath must be protected at all times.
- Slowly probe the bottom opening.
- Rinse the probe from the larger end to the narrow end.
- The instrument should vibrate vigorously when powered on.
- If frothing occurs at the opening, stop immediately.
- If the screw does not go in as far as it did before, reposition and try again.
- Grab the base and gently pull down on it until it is fully seated.
THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID.
(Ah, I feel so much better now that I’ve gotten that off my chest.)
(THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID.)
Happy Friday, y’all.