[LMB] A Civil Campaign
roycemcdaniels158 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 08:16:43 GMT 2011
anke, please don't leave! as the person responsible, entirely by accident,
for this thead. i want to do two things.
1) apologize for starting it in the first place, it was careless and rude
and i'm not like that.
2) call pizza on it right now. someone please second me on this. as a list,
we aren't like this, really.
On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 12:11 AM, Anke Wehner <anke.wehner at gmail.com> wrote:
> The rule I go by is that you don't leave the house unless you showered.
> ... It's pretty annoying having to defend myself like this.
> Look, folks, I left alt.fan.pratchett already because of some asshat
> who thought spouting things like "all Germans are pigs" .
> Extrapolating from one, or a small group, to 80 million people is a
> bad idea.
> Personally, if on the bus I have a choice between sitting behind
> someone who apparently hasn't showered for a week, and someone who
> just covered themselves in eau de cologne, I'll consider the "not
> showered for a week" the lesser evil. (That happened to me once in
> five years or so of daily commute. Well, the "apparently hasn't
> showered for a week" bit.)
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