this is gonna be weird

minnow at minnow at
Mon Nov 22 06:31:33 EST 2004

>On Saturday, November 20, 2004, at 05:22 PM, minnow at wrote:
>> Isn't it somewhat of a personal thing rather than something one needs
>> to
>> publish?  If every child who was Mowgli for days on end in a series of
>> daydream adventures wrote it all down and got that out into the public
>> domain it'ld be fairly dire.  Hand up anyone on the list who *didn't*
>> sometimes lie awake "being" a hero from favourite fiction?  And
>> wouldn't
>> one be horrified if one's ideas from then were now produced for one to
>> comment on?

and Otter replied:
>My hand is firmly down.  This one certainly _would_ be horrified if this
>one's ideas from then were now produced; this one is horrified just to
>remember some of them.

I'm glad I'm not alone.  ;-)

>- Dieting is the cure that doesn't work for the
>   disease that isn't real.

And ginseng is a well-known remedy for no known disease.


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