So What’s Your Point???

VP EDGY - Almost a Disruptive 4th Year
Posted on: July 16, 2016

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– Hei guyz

– Newz from the faculty

– Recently came to light that Engineering is a concise profession

– People fluff up deliverables to meet word counts

– We are super busy, blunt people

– Ain’t nobody got time to waste on sentences

– All reports, papers and assignments must now be in point form

– Scrap the “the”s

– Leave out the punctuation

– Skip dat BS

– Anticipated paper savings from work term reports are 97%

– Higher than spring employment rate… ha ha

– The new system goes into effect August 2017

– To be on trial for 3 years

– So start writing yo final exams in point form

– Especially the STV ones

– Trim dem essays down to the keyest of key words

– And the fluid mechanics ones

– But remember not to confuse the -’s with minus signs

– Deliverables will lose marks if points go to the next line on Word

– The use of too many “the”s will lead to a fail

– This article probably fails, good thing it’s not marked

– The admissions AIF will also be submitted in point form, aww yiss

– If you have feedback on the system

– A huge post will be made on Facebook and it will explode with traffic

– But you can only join the conversation if you are civil

– Buildings-bridges-rivers-roads civil tho, not polite civil

– Something something last IW update

– This VP is done

– She might still want to change PD

– Peace out

– Have fun

– May your technical writing be super concise

– It’ll get your point(s) across

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