End of ADS-L Digest - 31 Oct 1997 to 1 Nov 1997 *********************************************** Subject: ADS-L Digest - 1 Nov 1997 to 2 Nov 1997 There are 11 messages totalling 308 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. thank you . . . thank you 2. rat's ass, nigger, redneck,... 3. "it's all good" (8) 4. reflexives ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 1 Nov 1997 22:56:24 +0000 From: Lynne Murphy Subject: Re: thank you . . . thank you Monkmag wrote: > > Lost your last missive to me, Lynn. > > Just giving you a hard time. Yes, banal banter drives me nuts too. Unless, of > course, I am the one who wants to engage in banal banter. Don't make like or > dislike, as the Zen patriarchs seem to indicate, is probably the best > solution. Since the more we cling to our need for silence and privacy, the > more the world wants to invade. > > Monk well, thanks for the hard time. even if i bitch about it, i do like attention. ah, the contrary nature of life. (it ain't for nothin' that my specialty is antonyms.) best, lynne -- M. Lynne Murphy Assistant Professor in Linguistics Department of English Baylor University PO Box 97404 Waco, TX 76798