On Fri, 11 Dec 1998 02:00:18 +1100 mike brown
<[log in to unmask]> writes:
>It seems to me this list has its own unique 'culture' of humour and
>dry wit/satire. Reading back over the archives exposes some of the most
>wittiest, cutting responses to peoples posts I've ever seen. . . .
One of the reasons I haven't moved on. Most of the time recently I only
have time to read it. It's a nice diversion.
> . . . What's going on between me and Rob is absolutely nothing
>to some of the threads I've read on this list (including threads
lately). . . .
I get some lists that make this one look like an afternoon tea.
>Anyway, I'm sure if Rob is big enough to dish it out, then he's big
>enough to receive it. Offline? Maybe the threads involving statistics on
>makes up the American workforce should be offline; or whether women are
>better workers than men; or nice country recipes etc. etc. At least I
>ensure my posts are Celtic specific.
I dunno. I think this might be us "being" the culture . . .
> . . . Personally, I've never felt offended by anyone on this list, and
>hope I've never offended anyone myself. . . .
You haven't. "Personally" I have no trouble with 99.8% of the list
members and welcome discourse with each of them.
> . . . Just don't order it to stop arbitarily.
I won't even point it out when people misspell things except in jest ...
I make too many mystakes meself . . .
Bruce L. Jones
The Mojave Desert - The Geographic Center of Nowhere