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Re: [vox] subject line changes >was Win2000...

To quote the Lawyer Drummond from the great American play 'Inherit the
Wind'..."Language is a poor enough means of communication.  Might as
well use all the words you've got."

I have never (nor will I ever) be a proponent of the types of soft,
euphemistic language that leads to soft thinking (Political Correctness
is always the former and rarely the latter). Besides, servers and
prostitutes share common qualities...just use portmap to find out.

And for the record, I am perfectly capable of exercising a rather varied
and prolix vernacular...however, it's usually easier to state that I am
a "wordy bastard" instead.

BTW Eric.  Give me a call....if someone is being slow, I will happily
club them with a baby seal of your choosing from my pen of endangered

z (who is now going off to read to eat some fast food in the
non-biodegradable containers, smoke a cigarrette, and do something very
Ted Kennedy to do)*

* note: z is Catholic

Eric Engelhard wrote:
> Joe provides a unique perspective on the Linux industry, even if he is
> prone to, um, "colorful" metaphors when describing software/people/ideas
> he doesn't like. He's Portugese. The Portugese are a seafaring race.
> Seafaring people are mostly sailors. Sailors cuss like ... er, sailors.
> Besides, the subject didn't change. Joe could have simply stated that he
> found GTK to be a poor tool kit. He could also have stated it "blows"
> and left it that, but he choose to plumb the very depths of his
> disappointment with GTK. Filters off.
> I, for one, would have been disappointed (and mildly surprised) at any
> other verbage.
> P.S. VA Linux time to delivery blows like a crack whore.
> Steven Peck wrote:
> >
> > Hey folks,
> >
> > COULD we change the subject line when we change subjects?  I did not
> > anticipate a review of prostitute services (something I am not interested
> > in) when I opened this message, but a continuing of the conversational
> > thread in the subject line.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -sp
> >
> > Yes, and until 1.2 it sucked 5 cheeks of ass. There are very few
> > GimpToolKit apps that don't blow like a 2 Peso whore with a 4 dollar
> > discount. So far, only Emma, Bluefish, the latest GIMP, Pan, X-Chat, and
> > CodeCommander leave me without nausea.

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