Date: Fri, 3 Nov 1995 17:29:43 -0500 From: "Dennis R. Preston" Subject: Re: Hello Does anyone know the first occurrence in print of 'to not buy a twig from someone'? Your are so polite Ron. Dennis >On Thu, 2 Nov 1995, Bryan wrote: > >> >> My friend Bryan and I are two aspiring individuals looking for a >> way to raise some money to cover our portion of our college >> expenses for next semester. We have joined up with a major >> Christmas Tree and Wreath distributor to make this opportunity >> available. We would appreciate your patronage and support. Please >> forward this information to anyone you know who might be >> interested. >> >> Warmest wishes for a happy and safe Holiday Season. >> > This is not, in my view, an appropriate message for this bulletin >board. Please don't do this again. I wouldn't buy a twig from you when >you try to sell to me this way. I hope nobody else buys anything, >either. > >Warm wishes to you, too.