[LMB] OT: Terry Pratchett

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Sep 14 04:00:42 BST 2021


On Sun, 12 Sep 2021 22:34:48 +0000, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com>
wrote:

>"Richard G. Molpus" <rgmolpus at flash.net> wrote:
>> Rincewinds' rules for conflict mediation.
>> #1: Be polite
>> #2: Ask for a moment' leave to visit the garderobe
>> #3: Start running.
>> #4: Keep speed round corners (at least three).
>
>But be careful about the possibility that this might send you running
>back towards your original location.  This might confuse pursuers, but
>only if they don't recognize you.

Two wrongs don't make a right - but three lefts do.
--
It has been observed that there are few situations that cannot be resolved
speedily, and without loss of face, by either suicide, a bag of gold, or by
thrusting a despised adversary over a precipice on a moonless night.(Kai Lung)



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