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From: John Carpenter <>
Subject: Re: Fight Nice - SHEEEEESH !!
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 1998 02:54:21 -0800 (PST)

We do fight ourselves, Linda, and we mostly enjoy it.
Wish all of us enjoyed it....then the making up
would be more fun. I think the infighting is a
strong element of our SI identity.

---linda Merle wrote:
> wrote:
> >
> > Why is it these fights start when someone takes
ONE word or ONE sentence out
> > of context of a LONG e-mail then proceeds to
ramble on in a completely
> > different direction to the original post.
> I donno....we're human and Scotch Irish???
> I will duck behind my shield here to avoid
incoming....but I
> do think we are more prone to fight here than the
Irish -- though
> the stereotype is that they brawl. The Irish (God
bless them)
> might fight with other people -- we like fighting
with ourselves!
> Linda

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