QOTW [was Re: Attack a sacred Python Cow]
thudfoo at opensuse.us
Mon Jul 28 17:23:36 CEST 2008
On 28 Jul 2008 14:07:44 GMT, Steven D'Aprano
<steve at remove-this-cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 21:42:37 -0700, Russ P. wrote:
> >> +1 QOTW
> > Do you realize what an insult that is to everyone else who has posted
> > here in the past week?
> Actually I don't. I hadn't realised that when a person believes that
> somebody has made an especially clever, witty, insightful or fun remark,
> that's actually a put-down of all the other people whose remarks weren't
> quite as clever, witty, insightful or fun.
> But now that I've had this pointed out to me, why, I see insults
> everywhere! Tonight, my wife said to me that she liked my new shirt, so I
> replied "What's the matter, you think my trousers are ugly?"
It is difficult to not offend the insult-sensitive.
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