Because proposal writers are not usually professional writers. They know stuff, not writing.
A definition and a story from Proposal Land.
Only if you want to be part of a functional team . . .
We’re like that. (Here, imagine a forefinger and middle finger held together and held up.) We’re on the same wavelength. We’re like totally totally in sync/synch. There’s no daylight between us. Well, no, but the Harvard Business Review and I do agree on the importance of systems to your productivity, even, …
Who knew that George Herbert was an IT guy?