Off-topic: Pop culture references [was Re: Newbie - Trying to Help a Friend]

MRAB python at
Thu Nov 21 01:48:33 CET 2013

On 21/11/2013 00:27, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Nov 2013 18:09:42 +0000, Mark Lawrence defended his reference
> to Nazism:
>>>> It's an excellent analogy that I've used before, hence the smiley.
>>>> Clearly you don't do any research before bothering to say anything.
> I for one *have* done extensive research on the Nazis, not to a
> professional academic standard, but certainly to the point where I like
> to flatter myself that I know a thing or two about them, their political
> philosophy, and their actions. I must say that your analogy "multiple
> postings to a newsgroup implies Nazi" perplexes me too.

The Nazis were known for many bad things, but multiple postings wasn't
one of them. (Nor spam, now I think about it...)

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