Date: Wed, 11 Jan 1995 09:07:33 EST From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: Brick reality and language in cyberspace >Your mention of "brick reality" is the first I've heard. It seems >parallel to another usage I am familiar with: skin meeting. There are now >electronic "meetings" of various 12-step groups (Alcoholics Anonymous, et.c) >on the net, and members of those groups sometimes refer to flesh-and-blood >meetinsgs as "skin meetings." > >Bethany Dumas = dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] I can see the memo now: "There will be a organizational skin meeting of college athletic supporters on May 15 at 8:00 P. M. in the gymnasium." Forgive me. My eyes are blind; my head is numb; I spent the night tending to an infant trying to become a toddler. How do parents of teenagers cope? Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] BITNET Address: Wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]USCN