open and shut case

Cliff Wells clifford.wells at
Sun Sep 12 22:03:35 CEST 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-12 at 17:54 +0000, Andrew Dalke wrote:
> John J. Lee wrote:
> > PS. these days, your subject line sounds distinctly spammish
> > (especially since it's a woman posting the message to a
> > comp. newsgroup -- how likely can that be? ;-)
> What the .... ??! Was that supposed to be funny?  The smiley
> suggests you thought it was.  It isn't.  It's crude and rude.

I took the wink to mean that the statement was to be taken as facetious.
I didn't see it as particularly rude or otherwise.


Cliff Wells <clifford.wells at>

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