QOTW [was Re: Attack a sacred Python Cow]

member thudfoo 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?"
>
>
>  --
>  Steven
>

 It is difficult to not offend the insult-sensitive.



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