OK, so lets step back from technical writing for a moment, and talk about chocolate.
I am a self confessed chocoholic. I know I’m not alone in this, and for those of you who don’t understand, I thought I would offer a glimpse into the mind of one.
A long time ago, it didn’t matter what type of chocolate I ate – I really didn’t know any better. Until one day, a friend suggested that in order to control my cravings, I only should eat the “good quality chocolate”. You know, like the kind you can only get from those little chocolate shops in the mall.
After a while, you can really start to tell the difference! To me, chocolate of poor quality tastes the same as eating a sugar cube with perhaps a layer of some synthetic brown material over top of it. Good quality chocolate isn’t quite as sweet, and the consistency is different. It’s smoother and melts in your mouth better.
The suggestion really did work wonders for me. In fact, I’d even say I’m a bit of a chocolate snob these days. And because of the price of all that good quality chocolate, I don’t end up eating bags and bags of it. Well except for that one time, when I ate an entire bag of chocolate covered almonds in one sitting, and got really sick, but I won’t talk about that here.
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