Certainly no offense taken here, Rick, nor any basis for one that I can see
as far as I'm concerned. My little joke -- whatever else one may think of
it -- was not intended to mask any objection to any perceived slight.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Seddon" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 9:48 PM
Subject: Re: Bad manners
> Dear List:
> I'm sorry that I mentioned any of you by name. Rest assured it will not
> happen again. We now know what most list members look for when reading
> other's posts. THEIR NAME. The next is how to misinterpret any comments
> within that post and then to rail on and on about the slight that was
> I think I will lurk awhile until I can calm down.
> Rick Seddon
> McIntosh, NM ,USA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 7:32 PM
> Subject: Re: Bad manners
> > Thomas Kissane wrote:
> > > I hope you don't read that as a swipe. It wasn't intended as one.
> > And I had written:
> > > No offense taken. It gives me a chance to set the record straight.
> > I've run into TSE list misinterpretations of my feelings about Eliot's
> > sexuality before and I just didn't want new list member's take the
> > joking statement as fact.
> > Regards,
> > Rick Parker
> > PS - I'll get my revenge as soon as I can come up with a joke about the
> > poet, the lawyer and the architect ;-)