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am 07.09.2005 16:37 Uhr schrieb Nancy Gish unter [log in to unmask]:

> Dear Gunnar and Jacek,
> 
> You are right about the nonsense, but you are on the list.  Please
> engage in starting conversation on something about Eliot that is
> interesting and not simply reiterating old ideas or making personal
> remarks.  It is not enough to get on and note that others have failed:
> provide some sense please.
> Cheers,
> Nancy 
> 
>>>> [log in to unmask] 09/07/05 9:57 AM >>>
> Bravissimo, Gunnar Jauch!
> 
> The words that come to mind almost every time one clicks on the the TSE
> "forum" messages these days come from Edward Ryder, Charles Ryder's
> father: 
> "There is no news, of course.  Such a lot of nonsense."
> 
> Jacek Niecko
> Washington DC
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gunnar Jauch" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 9:42 AM
> Subject: Re: Echoes of Eliot
> 
> 
>> am 7.9.05 11:45 Uhr schrieb Peter Montgomery unter
> [log in to unmask]:
>> 
>>> The
>>> future is not what it used to be, and it is now possible to predict
>>> the past in many scientific senses.
>> 
>> 
>> Bla bla bla.
>> 
>> G 


Thanks, my dear Nancy,

for your patronizing and matronly call to order ;-).

But isn't it amazing that nobody else has taken offense from such asinine
unloading?  Isn't this supposed to be a list concerned with SPEECH, to
purify the language of the tribe, as it were?

Can't you see that at times it is futile to "provide some sense" or "make
personal remarks" ("bla bla" hardly qualify as such), let alone to blow
one's top over every goddamned pompous pseudo academic chattering asshole?

Wow -- now I feel better.

Best,


Gunnar