Re: Get a Life!

Subject: Re: Get a Life!
From: Marilyn Heinzel <mheinzel -at- SUBZERO -dot- WINTERNET -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 1995 19:48:07 -0500

Good response, Arlen. I hope GEOFF takes your advice to take his own advice.

On Wed, 15 Feb 1995, Arlen P. Walker wrote:

> I have a brilliant idea for you. Look it up in your dictionary before
> you send a message out like this! While *you* may not like it, the
> usage of task as a verb was perfectly valid.

> I'm reminded of a scene from Nero Wolfe again. One of his operatives used the
> word "contact" as a verb, and Wolfe criticized him for it. He replied, "Sir
> after you said that the last time, I went home and lokked it up in the
> dictionary. It *is* a verb, transitive or intransitive."

> Wolfe: "Not in *this* house it isn't."

> Do something more
> worthwhile with your life than critiquing e-mail messages. STOP
> ASSAULTING MEMBERS OF THE LIST WITH YOUR WORTHLESS RHETORIC AND YOUR
> STUPID PET PEEVES!!

> Good advice. Take it yourself.


> Have fun,
> Arlen
> Chief Managing Director In Charge, Department of Redundancy Department
> DNRC 24

> Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- Com
> ----------------------------------------------
> In God we trust; all others must provide data.
> ----------------------------------------------


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