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Subject: RE: (urth) Wrangling Over Minutiae
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 11:03:27 -0700
From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes" 

Mantis then Josh wrote:

> > I strongly disagree: not mentioning it upfront was what made it a=20
> > back-alley ambush of a housewife by an academician.  In the animal=20
> > kingdom this is predatory camouflage.
> This is uncharitable.
> Simple embarrassment might have prevented Jerry from talking=20
> about his Ph.D.

And simple embarassment might also have caused Mantis to exaggerate
the degree of his "ambushment."

Actually, I'm more interested in his self-description as a=20
"housewife" ... 8*)



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