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How to document a sound?

As intriguing it may seem, have you ever considered the idea of documenting a sound in your writing? It seems impossible, right?

Apparently, technical writers working at Electrolux have discovered a creative way to do exactly that. This illustration describes various sound (noises) which occur inside a freezer during its normal use.

I know what you are thinking but this is not fake and this user manual (and the actual product) does exists. You can read the great Electrolux AGN58210F0 Freezer user manual here (don’t forget to read page 19 and 20)!

In case you were wondering about the Electrolux AEG AGN58210F0 freezer, here it is:


Did you ever had the need to document a sound in your writing? Leave a comment and let me know!

One response to “How to document a sound?

  1. myredlipsstick January 27, 2016 at 5:34 am

    A very interesting post. I like how creative your topics are and that shows how creative you are as a person to research such details.

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