[linux-elitists] The hairball speaks
Thu Sep 11 16:11:26 PDT 2003
begin Rick Moen Lives Three Hours from Nowhere quotation:
> If you grant Nick's assumption that an initial reference to
> corporate flunkies being "assholes" is unthinkable on daytime
> television, that begs the question of all the other tape they
And all that other tape lacked the rhetorical opportunity of
the opening gambit. The event was bigger than ESR, so it survived and
got a lot of good press (and a lot of clueless babble from the helmet
of hair that was Terrilyn Joe's brain). It's still one of the best
examples I know of how ESR doesn't know what's appropriate when.
>  Not being acquainted with it myself, I'll have to assume that
> Nick's well briefed on daytime television, and that he's correct
> about it being a Methodist's paradise.
Yeah yeah you're so elite with your no-TV. Woo woo. Even I
can google for "fcc obscenity regulation asshole" and dig up all the
radio and TV stations that posted warnings about fines for using the
word. I sincerely doubt that this alone makes it a "Methodist's
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