OT Re: Look and Learn . . .
wmb at internettrainer.com
Sat Jan 26 11:31:50 EST 2008
On 23.01.2008, at 10:37, Heather Nagey wrote:
> Richmond called himself a snob - acceptable, clearly he was not
> likely to offend himself by doing so. You called someone else
> ignorant. Unacceptable.
Sorry, cant see the offense. Check the root of the word ignore (latin
ignorare) It means: not to know/see.
Whats bad about "not knowing"?
There are a lot of things in this world I dont know. I have no problem
to admit that.
> Also rather pointless, I fail to see what you were hoping to achieve
> by doing so. Its a pity that such an interesting thread has been
> hijacked by an unnecessary controversy.
It was not! I cant believe, that on a professional list - correct me
if it isnt anymore -
nobody knows what means "OT" into the subject of a posting. Hijacked
have not I, hijacked have the grammar fellows and advocates.
> I would like to see an apology, but if that is not forthcoming
> please do not post any justifications to the list - thats not what
> this list is for.
Richmond did not need any advocate, he has replied perfectly. His
answer did not need any helpless help, it deserves "standing
ovations". Read it again, before "you" ask me for an apology, what i
would do, if *he* asks for:
But, I see it different: Ignorant is not an offense, if a person *does
not know*. It would be an offense, if a person does not *want* to
know. Thats exactly what a snob does: Demonstrating that he does not
*want* to know. (Snobs often let others feel that they are stupid or
The language of the web is not english! Its spanglish denglish,
singlish, chinglish, aranglish, etc...
Sorry to the language list police from the US Department of Homeland
Security, seems watching this list. Sorry again, if this post is not
grammatically perfect. (But I´ve tried harder, i have not time to do
You are right Heather, all that is not what this list is for. Amen....
Unfortunatly this list has lost a lot of esprit, inspiration, charisma
(and charismatic people), it had many years. Therefore i liked it a lot.
Sorry that I m still occasionally watching this list. I m doing it,
because of these charismatic, controversial fellows/ladies, who are
posting here sometimes.
And, because I m clandestinely hoping rev will become anytime, i had
expected many years ago. (For my project seems to late now, because
the tool i need is born.)
I can give up watching the list, if you prefer, or, you can exclude
me, if you like.
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