Re: SmellyWerewolf.com perfume & make-up discount
On Sun, Nov 23 2008, Noah Slater wrote:
You are missing context.
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 03:17:09PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>>On Sun, Nov 23 2008, Federico Di Gregorio wrote:
>>>Il giorno dom, 23/11/2008 alle 13.57 -0600, Manoj Srivastava ha scritto:
>>>> On Sun, Nov 23 2008, Federico Di Gregorio wrote:
>>>> > Il giorno dom, 23/11/2008 alle 17.32 +0000, Steve Kemp ha scritto:
>>>> >> On Sun Nov 23, 2008 at 17:59:13 +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>>> >> > - Send your private Debian GPG Key to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include
>>> >> > the brand of your perfume and the color of the make-up.
>>> >> I find it disappointing to see this posted, and in bad taste.
>>> > /me guesses from when having sense of humor evicted started to be a
>>> > requisite for being a Debian developer.
>>> Since when have sexist remarks come under being "humour"? If you
>>> think locker room conversations and objectification of women are funny,
>>> I have certain wildly humorous put downs designed specifically for
>>> people with just retrograde views (I did have a ekcertain reputaion for
>>> flaming once upon a time). Would you also find it funny if I started
>>> posting some of my more humourous put downs at you?
>>Yes (I'd find it funny). That's what humour is.
>> hen you are a retrograde, beetle browed moron.
> Ah, the discussion has descended into name calling! Superb!
No, the email is making a point.
The point was, that most people doi not see put downs designed
specifically for people with just retrograde views as funny -- and
thank you indeed for being a straight man for my punch line.
This goes to people who think that sexist comments and put downs
are funny -- the audience at large does not seem to think so. If you
want further proof, just wait and see how many people flame me for
demonstrating how the obnoxious comments are funny crowd is not anywhere
close to a a significant segment of the list membership.
Talk of revolution is one way of avoiding reality. -- John Kenneth
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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