Re: Outrageous sexism. Was: Re: Mail client, threads, etc...
On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 1:47 PM, Ralf Mardorf
> On Wed, 2012-11-21 at 16:34 +0000, Lisi Reisz wrote:
>> On Wednesday 21 November 2012 15:51:24 Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> > Or a woman. I hope this isn't too sexist.
>> It is, extremely. My husband says do you not think a woman is humanum as
>> I'm going to protect myself from you by kill-filing you. You are utterly,
>> utterly beyond the pale.
> Since I'm kill-filed you can't read it any more. Apologize! But I
> already explained that I guess men and women are human and that's why
> mistakes happen.
>>> - Errare humanum est, but to make a big mistake, you need a
>>> computer ;)
>>Or a woman. I hope this isn't too sexist.
Use of smiley face should point this was just a joke. As we can see in
this first use in 1982:
--------- original -----------
19-Sep-82 11:44 Scott E Fahlman :-)
From: Scott E Fahlman <Fahlman at Cmu-20c>
I propose that the following character sequence for joke markers:
Read it sideways. Actually, it is probably more economical to mark
things that are NOT jokes, given current trends. For this, use
------- end --------
Please, don't take this too serious. And he also apologizes.
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