USAGE: Please snip! (was Re: USAGE: Internetese deviancy - the definite article)
|From:||Tristan Mc Leay <kesuari@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 28, 2004, 7:41|
David Barrow wrote:
> Michael Potter wrote:
>> David Barrow wrote:
>>> I. K. Peylough wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 27 Jul 2004 12:09:39 -0500, David Barrow
>>>> <davidab@...> wrote:
>>>>> Gary Shannon wrote:
This is getting totally unbearable. Could you please snip what you don't
need? Generally you only need to quote one, maybe two at most of the
posts, and generally of that only a sentence or two per reply. You only
need to provide context: For the entire details, your audience can see
the previous emails (either in their own collection or on the list
| Tristan. | To be nobody-but-yourself in a world
| kesuari@yahoo!.com.au | which is doing its best to, night and day,
| | to make you everybody else---
| | means to fight the hardest battle
| | which any human being can fight;
| | and never stop fighting.
| | --- E. E. Cummings, "A Miscellany"
| | In the fight between you and the world,
| | back the world.
| | --- Franz Kafka,
| | "RS's 1974 Expectation of Days"