Re: correct English usage
On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 18:56, Lisi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dotan - this was sent to you off-list when you wrote to me off-list, to try
> and preempt one of your interminable off-list bullying threads.
I had noticed that at some point some of the messages had gone
off-list, so I put them back on list when I noticed. The Gmail reply
function sometimes replies on-list and sometimes off. I should have
taken better notice.
Going through the tread, I see that the first off-list message was in
fact by you to me, with this message-id:
> If you don't
> remember doing that to me, then you have a very short memory.
Going through my archives, I see that you did message me off list in
May 2010. You accused me of being insensitive, then we reconciled when
it became obvious that we both have experience with the matter at hand
(disability). And you are right, I did forget about that. I happily
dismiss any altercations.
I will not participate in an off-list argument. I have no drive to
prove myself right, nor any desire to trade insults. If there is any
content from which I can learn in a message, then that message is best
in a public forum where all might learn.
I should end this message with a reminder of the times in which we had
civil conversation. You obviously have much experience, and I find
that weathering your insults is worth the knowledge that I gain from
interacting with you. That is an underhanded compliment, by the way.