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pit fired warnings

updated fri 1 oct 10


Maggie Furtak on thu 30 sep 10

=3D0A=3DA0Nori wrote:=3D0A"I'm selling some saggar pit-fired pots for the f=
irst t=3D
ime, and i want to=3D0Amake a card for each pot, on care & use.=3DA0 But ev=
ery =3D
time I write the=3D0Acontents, it's full of don'ts, can'ts & not's.=3DA0 Pr=
negative.=3DA0 Can anyone=3D0Asuggest some positive wording for this?"=3D0=
A=3D0AI =3D
remember a study from years back that found that often our brain's shorthan=
d =3D0Ais not helpful.=3DA0 Specifically, it doesn't often remember negativ=
=3DA0 So when you =3D0Asay to yourself, "Don't forget the milk, don't forge=
t th=3D
e milk, don't forget the =3D0Amilk," what sticks is "Forget the milk, forge=
t =3D
the milk, forget the milk."=3DA0 And =3D0Athat is exactly what you do.=3DA0=
=3D0A=3D0A=3D0ASo yes, phrase it as "use for dried flowers, or add a glass=
for use with =3D0Awater."=3DA0 =3D0A=3D0A=3D0AMaggie=3D0APate Ceramics=3D0=
Apateceramics.=3D Fellsway Ea=
alden, MA 02148 =3D0A=3D0A=3D0A