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From: gmsbarne< >
Subject: Re: Freedom of Speech
Date: 2 Sep 1998 14:34:57 -0700
Glad that I pay a flat fee for computer on-line service. Would hate to be paying for
trash talk....close the eyes and it sounds like a high-brow intercity exchange.
you can't shoot anybody over the internet. RWB
John Steele Gordon wrote:
> D. Spencer Hines wrote:
> > Gordon can't even quote his "professors" at Vanderbilt correctly.
> And you, it seems, can't count. This is what I wrote:
> > To tessellate the plain of possibility, as a
> > professor of mine used to say:
> And why the quote marks? He was a professor, a full one not an assistant one, at
> a major university, not some academic backwater with more palm trees than
> reputation, and he actually taught a subject of scholarly importance, not some
> trade-school topic like business administration.
> Oh, and since he spoke the phrase, I *did* quote him correctly. I just didn't
> spell what I quoted correctly. Sorry about that.
> John Steele Gordon
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