Need cleanup advice for multiline string

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at
Tue Aug 18 03:04:58 CEST 2009

On Aug 17, 5:40 pm, Mensanator <mensana... at> wrote:
> On Aug 17, 4:06 pm, Carl Banks <pavlovevide... at> wrote:
> > On Aug 17, 10:03 am, Jean-Michel Pichavant <jeanmic... at>
> > wrote:
> > > I'm no English native, but I already heard women/men referring to a
> > > group as "guys", no matter that group gender configuration. It's even
> > > used for group composed exclusively of women. Moreover it looks like a
> > > *very* friendly form, so there is really nothing to worry about it.
> > I like how being very friendly means calling people after a guy who
> > tried to blow up the English Parliament.
> So?

I also like how making an amusing pointless observation gets people
all huffy.

(BTW, lest anyone is not aware, that is the origin of the word "guy",
this was not some random association.)

Carl Banks

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