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    Re: Places where Slocum mentions navigation-related items
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2003 Dec 23, 20:37 -0500

    Actually, it's just an example of humor similar to bathroom humor that
    has no place on this list.
    Additionally, insults about people's mothers can trigger strong
    emotions, especially if their mother's are deceased.  Again, they have
    no place on this list.
    Fred Hebard
    On Dec 23, 2003, at 5:30 PM, Frank Reed wrote:
    > George Huxtable wrote:
    > "So I considered that the ensuing slap-down:
    > 'This sort of comment doesn't do anyone any good, Doug.'
    > was quite uncalled-for."
    > George, that sort of comment doesn't do anyone any good. Hmm... Where
    > have I heard that before?
    > George Huxtable continued:
    > "As for the "joke" about his mother, that followed, it seemed to me to
    > be a
    > childish and disgraceful comment. "
    > Astounding... Even surreal. Personally, I can't fathom how ANYONE
    > would take the expression "your mother wears army boots" as anything
    > BUT a light-hearted joke. But then again, you're at least twice my
    > age, I would guess. Maybe you remember an era when that pseudo-insult
    > actually had teeth.
    > Frank E. Reed
    > [X] Mystic, Connecticut
    > [ ] Chicago, Illinois

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