RE: Creative Writing Assignment - humor

Subject: RE: Creative Writing Assignment - humor
From: <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 06:35:40 -0700

I'm rather fond of Fran Lebowitz's take on the subject:

"I understand, of course, that many people find smoking objectionable.
That is their right. I would, I assure you, be the very last to
criticize the annoyed. I myself find many -- even most -- things
objectionable. Being offended is the natural consequence of leaving
one's home. I do not like aftershave lotion, adults who roller-skate,
children who speak French, or anyone who is unduly tan. I do not,
however, go around enacting legislation and putting up signs. In private
I avoid such people; in public they have the run of the place. I stay at
home as much as possible, and so should they. When it is necessary,
however, to go out of the house, they must be prepared, as I am, to deal
with the unpleasant personal habits of others. That is what "public"
means."

-BH

-----Original Message----- From: John Posada

Bobby

You didn't. There are just some people who look for opportunities to
practice indignation every chance they get. I'll also bet their Delete
key is shiny and new-looking...mine, the letters are rubbing off.

I thought it quite amusing.

--
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Gain access to everything you need to create and publish documentation,
manuals, and other information through multiple channels. Choose
authoring (and import) as well as virtually any output you may need.
http://www.doctohelp.com/

---
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/archive%40web.techwr-l.com


To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:
http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat


References:
Re: Creative Writing Assignment - humor: From: John Posada

Previous by Author: RE: PDF saved to gibberish
Next by Author: RE: Anthropomorphism is bad because...
Previous by Thread: Re: Creative Writing Assignment - humor
Next by Thread: RE: Creative Writing Assignment - humor


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads