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 ...

TECHWR-L (Technical Communication) List Information: To send a message
to 2500+ readers, e-mail to TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU -dot- Send commands
Search the archives at http://www.documentation.com/ or search and
browse the archives at http://listserv.okstate.edu/archives/techwr-l.html

Previous by Author: Techwhirling in T'ronno
Next by Author: Web site of interest to Toronto conf. attendees
Previous by Thread: Color seps from Word
Next by Thread: Re[2]: JavaScript [Ref:C644180]

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

Sponsored Ads

Sponsored Ads