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Thu, 19 Feb 1998 18:02:14 -0500
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At 11:33 AM 2/6/98 -0500, Frank Ippolito wrote:
>>Please remove my name from the list serve. I don't have time to wade through
>>so many silly personal messages back and forth.  Its too bad because I have
>>found the list valuable but but far too frustrating.
>Too bad, Terri. Perhaps you don't realize, but TAN means tangent. You could
>always set your e-mail reader to filter all TAN messages and then recieve
>only those messages serious enought of be of interest to you. I have been
>subscibed to lists that generate the amount of messages in a day that
>sci-art generates in a busy week. And the noise/content ratio was much
>worse. I used filters to do any wading for me. So goes the information age.
>As for humor, when properly tagged (TAN), I think them a most valuable
>addition to a day that is often fraught with pressure and framed by

Plus they are too good for grandchild giggle time.  At our last family
birthday event some printed-out TAN's even had the grownups holding their sides!

Sorry to be so late responding to this, but I've just gotten back to the
computer after several weeks away from it.  I'm plowing through 165 messages
and am delighted to have a laugh here and there!