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How to Ask a Stranger for a Favor
Written by Lynn Gaertner-Johnston, Syntax Training
I regularly receive email from strangers who would like answers to their writing questions or help with their writing. Some of the messages, like this one, annoy me:
Send me the tips for taking effective minutes at meetings. Thanks.
As you can see, that message includes no greeting, no introduction, no close, no name, and no identifying information.
The following message is just the opposite: