Re: No Wifi Option
- Date: Sun, 5 May 2019 16:18:00 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: No Wifi Option
On 2019-05-05, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx <rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sunday, May 05, 2019 11:42:36 AM Curt wrote:
>> Of course, anyone who quits *and* gives up simultaneously is trying to
>> make some sort of point rather than solve some kind of problem.
> Hmm, I have trouble relating to that. I can imagine saying that I "quit and
> give up" as a redundancy, and my intent (unstated intent) would be to do
> something else entirely to accomplish my goal (stick with Windows, buy a new
> laptop, stick to a desktop, hire someone to set up Linux on my laptop, hire
> someone to browse the web, ... ???).
I found the phrase revealed a certain childish petulance incongruent
with the application of the unwavering scientific values that are the
hallmark of this technical forum.
The boys at first were very polite about my medals and asked me what I had done
to get them. I showed them the papers, which were written in very beautiful
language and full of fratellanza and abnegazione, but which really said, with
the adjectives removed, that I had been given the medals because I was
an American. - "Another Country"