[LMB] OT: Language

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Tue Aug 13 14:43:34 BST 2019


I agree. The end of one classic series was genocide by stripping the stars in one galaxy to smash the stars of another while moving some of the its planets to a third.

Christian, husband, father, granddaddy, son, American. Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me.
William A Wenrich
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On Sat, 10 Aug 2019 03:55:28 +0000, Gwynne Powell
<gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:

>From: Jason Long <sturmvogel66 at gmail.com>
>
>Shouldn't be hard, crushing the larynx or driving the end through an eye
>socket should do the trick.
>
>Gwynne: See, this is what worries me about this board. It's not just the
>incredibly confronting issues discussed (Cannibalism??? Eating Koalas???)
>It's also the matter-of-factness about it, and the cheerful enthusiasm.
>
>Book people are supposed to be NICE, dammit.

Where does it say that?  :)

The ideal is to be hard-headed and soft-hearted.  Too many people, IME,
have it backwards.
--
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quite drastically. Perhaps I should try to read it again with these new
glasses... " Rasmus Bøg Hansen, AFDA
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