Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 10:26:35 EDT From: Julia Cochran Subject: Re: "Bless you" (was "Good morning") >and even taken as an empty formula, it >still struck me as a conscious gesture of making human contact with a >stranger in a city which otherwise does a poor job at interpersonal >relations. Precisely -- like a tail-wag. Thanks for putting it so well.