Shoes -- was: Re: dialect of Elena Kagan

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton2 at BTINTERNET.COM
Wed May 12 20:17:51 UTC 2010

> Had we all been still using dial-up, this would not happen. People
> would eventually figure out that failure to edit replied-to content
> results in increased upload and download time and they would end the
> practice themselves. But, since most of us operate on bandwidth that
> makes these differences imperceptible, someone has to pound a shoe on
> the podium to get attention. Today, this shoe is mine.

Concur (with Victor).

Robin  (dropping another shoe)

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