RE: OT: Pseudo- tags

Subject: RE: OT: Pseudo- tags
From: jgarison -at- ide -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 08:29:15 -0500

I was going to observe how wonderfully trained we all are here we are,
having geekish fun and still adhering slavishly to well-formed HTML (or are
these XML?) tags! Maybe Paul or Geoff will create a pseudo-lexicon of these
- including the arcane rules like that of the </lurk> opening tag.

<wry observation> Actually, on one level I find this quite disturbing! </wry


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Sinasohn [mailto:sinasohn -at- sendmail -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: OT: Pseudo- tags

see below for mine... but first....

>TGREER wrote:
> Couple of favourites:
> <rant> </rant>
> <on soapbox> </on soapbox>

Tasha, I've seen that last one without the 'on'....

I often use: <g,d&rlh> which is <grin, duck, and run like hell>

and <BEG> which is <Big Evil Grin>......those two don't require formal
closing tags (they are closers, themselves, actually)

Another favorite is </lurk> <lurk> .... but you have to use it in that
order (backwards) or it doesn't make sense.

And my sister uses <blonde> </blonde> sometimes, even though she's a
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