"Bob (this one)" <[email protected]> writes: > General life rule: When spouting shit about someone's else's use of > the language, it's always good not to demonstrate your unfamiliarity > with a "thesaraus." General life rule: When defending oneself against a charge of pseudointellectualism, it's always good to employ tactics more convincing than that of picking on your detractors' typos. > Wondering why you're left is why you're left. General life rule: When crafting a concise bon mot in the Shavian mode, it's always best to come up with something that makes a lick of sense. > So uninformed Stacia, ill-formed Chris and vermiform Barb jumped in > and none has survived. If you scuttle off now, no one will notice. General life rule: When trying to establish one's credentials as a savant, it's always best to employ something better than name-calling, unilateral declarations of victory, and personal invective. Hint: address the issues your adversaries have raised instead. > Bwah... General life rule: When attempting to convey an image of cultured elitism, avoid belching in public. > Pastorio General life rule: When passing yourself off as an educated authority, avoid doing so under a pseudonym that calls to mind the most feckless cuckolded husband in the entire genre of minor comic opera.