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On Fri, 9 May 2003 11:54:03 -0400 , Kim Roper <kim -dot- roper -at- pixelink -dot- com>
>Ah. For *that,* we send a Hudson's Bay blanket. Or a stuffed fur-bearing
>trout, depending on the budget.
As I remember the original gifts of blankets from the Hudson Bay
Company were made directly from the smallpox ward with the specific
intention of reducing the aboriginal population.
Do I understand that you are considering the same strategy as a method
for reducing the number of complaining users? ;->
>If we *really* like you, we'll send you an Inuit carving, preferably a
>pointy one. This impresses people by showing our deep concern for personal
>(If you don't understand that one, just ask the nearest Canadian :)
>Cheers ... Kim
>kim.roper at pixelink.com
David W Lettvin
South Hamilton, MA
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