On Dec 3, 2007 5:28 AM, greg emond <email@example.com> wrote:
> my turn to say DOH! shouldve put a smiley at the end of that tirade....
> i got your humor the first time around, and just answered the same way...
> you know, if we cant laugh at ourselves a bit, then we dont deserve to point
> a finger at others. I shouldve added thestinky cheese and the underarm
> baguette as well...mightve been a bit more obvious.....sorry!
> you know, quebec is just up north of you guys, so dont worry, im exposed
> enough not to take offense.....and quebec ladys are quite good looking to
(even though im married to a japanese.....)
japanese are better. hooray for you.
> cheers, and hope your beer is as good as mine!
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: Apology for/explanation of rant, was Re: What do you guys listen
> > Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2007 14:10:47 -0500
> > On Sunday 02 December 2007, greg emond wrote:
> > > I am french, and the first joke was very funny. The seond one was... THE
> > > truth! I will lift my arms and kill you all with the toxic fumes that
> > > emanate from there! vive le quebec libre!
> > I shouldn't have gone there, but since I did, and since a fair number of
> > people really don't seem to get it, I feel I should point out for any
> > non-American friends who didn't grasp the irony that the whole rant
> > was "acted out" by a stereotypical insular American with no idea what's
> > on outside this country's borders. It was all a laugh at the worst my
> > country has to offer on the world stage, not at anyone outside these
> > at all, and most especially not French people. (Je parle français aussi,
> > ami, bien que je le parle très mal.) [TRANSLATION OF FRENCH TEXT: I speak
> > French too, my friend, though I speak it very badly.]
> > So anyone in the audience who isn't American should point at us and laugh,
> > anyone who lives inside these borders should look around and laugh. We're
> > not all like that, but some of us really are.
> > But the whole thing was really a horrible public exhibit of why I spent a
> > significant part of my childhood getting beaten up by somebody. Lots of
> > people don't get my twisted sense of humor at all, and especially not in
> > environment where most readers speak English as a second language, and
> > haven't spent as many hours as I have watching Monty Python, South Park,
> > Carlos Mencia, and weirdly twisted French and Spanish movies.
> > Sorry about all the noise everybody. I just want to make sure there are no
> > hard feelings.
> > If necessary, I'll call Dad over to come hold my head in the toilet and
> > one of my kids to take a picture of me getting a good old fashioned
> > swirly. That is if the old man is strong enough to lift my stereotypically
> > overweight American truck driving redneck ass that high.
> > --
> > D. Michael McIntyre
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