20723Re: Awesome melioration (Danny 20689)
- Dec 1, 2004Hi Danny
Never worry about offending me. The term 'Water off a duck's back'
springs to mind.
Regarding parent/child rivalry: There is a saying in UK that
whatever America does today, we will do ten years later. So who is
the child and who the parent.
We are a nation of inventors who have to cross the ocean to see our
ideas come to fruition.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Danny Wall" <dannyw@w...>
> > I am happy when people use my posts to air their own views, for
> > although you may consider some of my remarks are not what a
> > writing group is about, you must admit it triggers replies andgets
> > members to the keyboard.my remarks"
> And there you are correct. And please let me "revise and extend
> here a bit as well. Please don't think I was jumping all over youfor the
> sake of throwing flames. Also, while there may be a bitof "sibling
> rivalry" between our countries (or parent/child rivalryanyway) ... please
> understand that out of all the EU countries, it is you folks inBritain who
> are the most friendly to the US and our ... shall we say ... lesssay now
> sophisticated ... ways.
> I hope my earlier remarks did not offend, and if they did, let me
> that I'm sorry about that.
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