Sat, May 29, 2004, 4:49pm (EDT+4) firstname.lastname@example.org (Bay Area Dave)
still burbling, burbled:
I'm impressed! You did an superb job of creating an entertaining post.
Eric Hoffer wrote, "Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of
He was only partially right. Lack of rudeness in return is
sometimes mistaken for weakness; therefore, rudneess is sometimes the
only viable defense. The downside to rudeness in return, is that then
it is often mistaken for approval of one's own rude actions.
Let me put it this way: I consider your first post rude, impolite,
discriminatory, totally uncalled for, totally uncalled for, with no
finesse. There was no intent whatsoever on my part to impress, and/or
entrertain, you. I just figured I should be polite, rather than
out-and-out calling you an asshole, and/or dipshit, in a public group.
Well, I did accomplish my goal; I got thru it without calling you
any nasty names at all.
As an aside, I looked up the acronym BAD. Didn't find Bay Area
Dave, but did find the following:
Balls Attitude Direction
Bank Account Debits Tax (Australia) Bank Avalized Draft
Banque Africaine de Developpement (AFDB)
Bates After Dark
Bathymetric Archive Data
Big Audio Dynamite (band)
Biological Aerosol Detection
Bipolar Affective Disorder
British Association of Dermatologists Broadband Access Device (Sprint)
Broken As Designed
Bureau of Alien Detectors
If you're offered free wood, take it, period; figure out what to use it