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Re: OT-equality, not reversed


Man, the one liners are endless with this one!  However, I'm still blushing over
Peggy's recent letter so I'll abstain.

DF

"Richard T. Apking" wrote:

> Hey Pam, I think Pamela is a great name.  When I was a little boy, of course
> Richard was shortened to Dick, and that wasn't too bad, since I grew up in
> the time of the Dick and Jane reading primers.  As time went on the name
> just got worse and worse.  Hence the Rich.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 5:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT-equality, not reversed
>
> > Don't feel bad, I used to have a Chinese dry cleaner who could not spell
> > Evans. So he showed me the character he devised so I could always pick
> > out my ticket.
> >
> > Hilarious.
> >
> > ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> > From: Janet  Laytham <jw.laytham@worldnet.att.net>
> > Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Date:  Wed, 29 Jan 2003 20:34:55 -0500
> >
> > >Claire,
> > >My maiden name is White.  Yet people always asked how to spell it.  Some
> > >spell it with a 'y', just as there are Smythes.
> > >Janet
> > >
> > >
> > >on 01/29/2003 12:18 PM, ECPep@aol.com at ECPep@aol.com wrote:
> > >
> > >> In a message dated 1/28/03 5:54:54 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> > >> kmrsy@earthlink.net writes:
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>> Why don't single people count?>>>>
> > >>
> > >> Kitty, they do.  All people count.  All.  From a "NY bleeding heart
> liberal"
> > >> Don't let anyone get you down on this issue.  Eleanor Roosevelt said,
> amongst
> > >> her many worthy statements, that you are only lessened to the degree
> you
> > >> allow it.  No-one should presume anything with regard to the life
> status of
> > >> another.
> > >>
> > >> Upon reading the many comments, think the solutions to life's problems
> are
> > >> well handled in this category.  I married and have spent 40 years
> spelling my
> > >> name.  My husband will say quietly say, I have told you once and that
> is
> > >> enough and you cannot get another word out of him.   Sometimes I need
> to
> > >> correct a clerk somewhere on why "you people don't change your names."
> I
> > >> have a mother, aged 94, who uses her own name and always has.  If you
> expect
> > >> dignity to be afforded to you from society, you extend dignity to your
> fellow
> > >> man.
> > >>
> > >> Funnily, I was raised in a city with such a mixture of people and a
> wide
> > >> general acceptance of lifestyle that the shock only came upon moving to
> a
> > >> rural area of New York and finding "country people" much more
> conservative.
> > >> This attitude is diminishing to the individual and once in while makes
> you a
> > >> pariah in your own town.  In what is not a small way, it does
> demonstrate a
> > >> wide division in social attitude in this country.  It is shame that in
> this
> > >> new century in the US, women are still struggling for an equal place at
> the
> > >> table.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Claire Peplowski
> > >> NYS z4
> > >>
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> > >
> >
> > --
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX/zone 8A
> >
> >
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