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From "Mark W. Davis" <...@netvisage.net>
Subject Re: Netiquette
Date Sun, 30 Oct 2005 01:30:34 GMT
Good advice!

Rick Hillegas wrote:

> Recently, some provocative postings have appeared on this list. 
> Probably the poster's colorful language was meant to sound playful and 
> bantering. Unfortunately, it has offended some people. This would be a 
> good time to remind everyone that the Derby community prides itself on 
> being open, constructive, fact-based, and respectful. I trust that the 
> poster will not interpret this as a rebuke. The poster has made useful 
> points and I hope will continue to do so.
>
> I offer the following piece of advice which newspaper editors used to 
> give their reporters: murder your darlings. That is, before hitting 
> the send key, remove the clever bits. Gray, humorless prose beats 
> misunderstood wit.
>
> Cheers,
> -Rick


-- 
Mark

A clever person solves a problem.
A wise person avoids it.

-- Einstein



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