... at factories which were impossible to decipher.
If they simply wrote as they talked, like dictation, it would be understandable. But for whatever reason, they repeatedly struggled to do it.
I can't remember the details of their notes and memos anymore, but I'll make up an example to illustrate it. Suppose a manager wanted a machine to be shut down and thoroughly cleaned. Then their written note might be: "Machine 6 clean shut down."
Yet they had no problem expressing the instructions VERBALLY, in a completely understandable manner. So why not just write the same way?! Even if they misspelled every other word while trying to write a sentence like they talked, it would at least be much more understandable that way.
Holy crap, I think the noses might match too! I can make out the slight "nose crease", or whatever it's called, on the tip of the nose in that one... like BullhornLady.
Heck, the sunglasses seem to match too! That's not as significant, though, since many of them can look alike.
I'm not too focused on body shapes either since that can change a lot after diet programs and such.
... he was living in Colorado years ago and working as an electrical engineer.
He would've never done such a thing, though. He was extremely smart and interested in science, for starters.
Gray-haired old man now.