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Subject: -Reply
From: Bill Sullivan <bsullivan -at- SMTPLINK -dot- DELTECPOWER -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 1997 07:59:29 -0800

The following came through last night from someone on another list. If
you helps you to steady yourself before before you reply to somebody,
then go for it.

Subject: Netiquette

Found this while cleaning out my mailbox. I don't know the author,
but I got it from the FrameMaker list.

>I shot a query into the net.
>I haven't got an answer yet,
>But seven people gave me hell
>And said I ought to learn to spell;
>
>A posted message called me rotten
>For ignoring mail I'd never gotten;
>An angry message asked me, Please
>Don't send such drivel overseas;
>
>A lawyer sent me private mail
>And swore he'd slap my ass in jail --
>I'd mentioned Un*x in my gem
>And failed to add the T and M;
>
>One netter thought it was a hoax:
>"Hereafter, post to net dot jokes!";
>Another called my grammar vile
>And criticized my writing style.
>
>Each day I scan each Subject line
>In hopes the topic will be mine;
>I shot a query into the net.
>I haven't got an answer yet ...

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