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Re: damnable bureaucracy (was: Leaving for a few days)

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Monday, September 10, 2001, 20:55
Andreas Johansson wrote:

>Roger Mills wrote: >>Not quite; but here's the Kash (kaç) version of an old joke: >> >>lani silani kaç krat pekutri hindayi? >>--kandanjul umit tica >>--feliyoç umit etengi >>--micecu re capeçaka >> >>Which are the three most dangerous people in the world? >>-- a thief with a knife >>-- a Gwr with a book >>-- a clerk with a little power > >Why is a Gwr with a book dangerous?
Sorry; this may have been explained on Conculture. The Gwr are the other species on Cindu; by common consent (and certainly in their own view) they're very clever, and for centuries were responsible for most technological/theoretical advances. Like us, they have a bad habit of putting their knowledge into practice even if common sense might suggest restraint. After their nuclear exchange about 1000 years ago, they became a little more careful; but the Kash remain distrustful. How many Gwr does it take to screw in a light bulb? Well, first, one to explain the principles of electricity..... Imiçi ri tuwini, vara ñonipo uñatni. They pee in the soup, just to see what it tastes like.


Sylvia Sotomayor <kelen@...>Pee in the Soup (was: Re: damnable bureaucracy (was: Leaving for a few days))