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Hey Peter, I felt flattered by your compliment about "restraint" -- only modesty demanded that I should laugh it away ;-)  Of course you never meant any offence by "Gunga Din"..
 
Thanks again, and with my best regards,
 CR
 

--- On Mon, 2/8/10, Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

From: Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: OT - Tea Party
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Date: Monday, February 8, 2010, 3:47 AM

Not meant in any way negative, believe me.
It used to be a colloquial way of making a complement when
I was young and the Empire was still intact.

Cheers,
Peter
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> I feel like putting on the Buddhistic smile :)
>
> Gunga Din??? Wow! In India, a figure of pity! For me, humility.
>
> Thanks,
>  CR
>
> --- On Sun, 2/7/10, Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]" ymailto="mailto:[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> > And I greatly appreciate your
> > restraint.
> > You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
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