Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 08:25:17 EDT
From: Julia Cochran COCPROFS[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA.CC.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: thank you . . . thank you
Lynne Murphy writes:
people (projecting their own fears of being alone onto me, i presume) insist
on talking to me--and making small (high in quantity, low in quality) talk.
here i am with nabokov in my hand and i have to grunt my agreement with this
stranger's assessments of the weather, the big game on saturday, and the
No amount of commentary on my part would be likely to alter your interpretation
of their behavior. Still, I cannot resist observing what a classic passage your
comments would make in yet another modernization of Dickens's "A Christmas
Carol." In fact, you have inspired me to give it a try.
:) ----- yet another bourgeois banality