This is how memos should always be written
A copy of a 1968 memo issued by an engineer on the Apollo Moon missions serves as a perfect example of how to write a memo -- the language vivid and illustrates exactly the kind of problem the engineer wants to fix, and addresses how that should be done -- all in one page. It's really quite a spectacular piece of work, especially compared with the dull, lifeless tripe that usually gets circulated around offices.
Dear Kids: Read!
Some terrific letters from children's authors about reading
The swearing of 1898 sounds a lot like the swearing of 2011
Even on the ball diamond