[linux-elitists] Re: Replying to a List and another Recipient [was Re: Petitition for Nvidia to Release Open-Source Drivers]
Thu Nov 10 09:29:35 PST 2005
On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 04:18:23PM +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Anyone with your cultural origins (Jewish) is going to consider that
> > term incredibly offensive. Almost anyone with American (USA) or European
> > origins will also consider it incredibly offensive. I certainly do.
> I disagree. The geeks I know use it all the time in the small-n context.
> Especially when it comes to the network nazis with their proxies,
> grammar nazis with their gerunds and subjunctives and shoe nazis who
> have declared that Camper shoes are not business-casual. Gah.
The way you use it in your examples, as a synonym for "police", yes
you're right. I'm not sure the original was used that way, but it
By the way, the attribution police tell me you didn't have a proper
attrib line in your reply, they'll be emailing you a ticket...... :-)
> I'm Yerpean too.
(spelling police.... :-) )
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