olds
LOL.
Sun Feb 05, 21:26

It's less a matter of feeling unwell than being unwell. That said, I do so loath concision. And clarity, clarity too, which more often than not only confounds.

  • Re: Huh?B.J., Sun Feb 05 17:00
    Olds, you only posted one semi-coherent sentence. Are you feeling un-well?
    • LOL. — olds, Sun Feb 05 21:26
      • One might guess why you fall intoDan Brown, Mon Feb 06 13:49
        the post modernist camp or valley or high plain or whatever you might prefer to call or not call it. Speaking for myself, clarity has never done me much good. It's not like winning the lottery.
        • I can explain that, Dan.olds, Mon Feb 06 16:30
          The pomo camp thing. I was mentored as an undergrad by Dr. Ihab Hassan. You can Google him, but to save you the trouble, I'll just remark that he was one of the earliest American (he was himself Egyptian)... more
          • God is clearly on your side (nm)Dan Brown, Fri Feb 24 6:59
            • Is that a good thing,olds, Fri Feb 24 18:36
              a bad thing, or a wash? Well, if He or She or It is clearly on my side, I might only wish that that entity or energy or force or First Cause or whatever, was a little less clear about it. Half the... more
          • Words...Sharon Cunningham, Tue Feb 07 8:52
            Oh...My...Gosh! I see that Olds is back at this primary job of wordsmithing! Never fails to quick, quick send me scurrying for my Oxford! Don't stop, Olds; keeps us old folks on out toes!
            • Well, that is my primary jobolds, Tue Feb 07 11:06
              I reckon, though I feel at this point that I had little say in the matter. I didn't choose it, it chose me. Anyway, being old myself, I suppose you could say, Sharon, that I'm keeping myself on my toes... more