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Re: mild profanity and other possible offences



It was indeed half fun and half truth.
Said with a silly smirk on my face, completely kneejerk oneliner style.
Apologies again to anyone offended. It was supposed to be sympathetic
and funny at the same time.

G

On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 07:48 -0700, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Oct 2004, Lew Bloch wrote:
> >
> > I was not in the least offended by G's use of the word "bitch" - it was 
> > funny, sympathetic and entirely appropriate.
> 
> I just assumed he was being facetious. It's a long standing fact that it's 
> somewhat hard to convey understated humor via email, and that those who 
> are inclined to take things literally probably will.
> 
> 
> > (It was also one-sided - maybe 
> > the guy was a real jerkwad and deserved to be dumped. Insufficient evidece.) 
> > It was not necessary to call in the Thought Police on this one.
> >
> > If we get too uptight about every little seeming transgression - "That was 
> > off-topic!" "Ooh, Mommy, he said a bad word!" "Oh, my poor delicate ears!" 
> > "Hey, you could possibly interpret that to mean that he says I'm an asshole!" 
> > (You know who you are.) "Suzy stepped over on *my* side of the line!" - then 
> > we're going to need Mary Poppins to step in and show us how to be children 
> > again.
> >
> > Do not make me have to consult a lawyer to post on this forum.
> >
> > For Chrissake, and I don't mean that in any religious or reverent way, 
> > lighten up!
> >
> >
> 
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