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After a long convoluted exchange, Rose Wilcox wrote:
>Hee, hee. I'm pretty sure folks that have been reading my
>replies to the list for a while are giggling at the suggestion
>that I *don't* have an off-the-wall sense of humor.... :-)
>What of my "famous" :-) "Why Did the Chicken Cross the
>Road" Tech Writer Version (TM)? How soon the list forgets...
>warms the cockles of my heart, although I'm not sure
>what cockles are. :-) ...I'm...trying to start a
>"cockles" thread.... start a "cockles"
You heard it here first, folks. This is the "cockles" thread. Dedicated
to imaginative interpretations, promulgation, dissemination,
elucidation, mythology, history and general enjoyment of cockles and
Though the temptation is strong to begin with a well-worn, time-honored
cockle of the past (like, "why did the cockle cross the road?") or a
Webstergated cliche (cockle, n., deep hidden place, repast, garret),
on behalf of Rose, this thread simply solicits your cockle-droppings of
whatever shade or persuasion wherever they might fall.