guys != gender neutral
jra at baylink.com
Fri Sep 28 16:17:43 UTC 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Otis L. Surratt, Jr." <otis at ocosa.com>
> Having "all walks of life" essentially all around, it really makes one
> careful to truly think before speaking. Sometimes we miss this with
> everything we have going on, but no one is perfect.
> The bottomline is, no one can really sastifisfy any indivdual and
> their preference of how they would liked to be addressed. If one is to
> be offended or looks for offense they will capitalize on it period. I
> try much as possible to avoid those situations.
As is embodied in the FidoNet Principle:
Be ye not overly annoying...
nor *too easily annoyed*. (Emphasis mine).
It comes down to "if you accuse people of malice in things they said without
any, of course they're going to start a fight with you."
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
Designer The Things I Think RFC 2100
Ashworth & Associates http://baylink.pitas.com 2000 Land Rover DII
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