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Re: Moron

On second thoughts and here in the privacy of our forum, I have some feelings of guilt over that piece. I suspect that the person in question is a genuine moron (in the classical sense) and it was perhaps unfair to take advantage.

Re: Re: Moron

Anyone who goes out of their way deliberately to be offensive by mis-spelling someone's name several times is probably too intelligent to be a moron. The overall effect is of an individual who knows they've lost the argument but want to show they really are rather clever! I used to call people like that a prat.

Re: Re: Moron

On second thoughts and here in the privacy of our forum, I have some feelings of guilt over that piece. I suspect that the person in question is a genuine moron (in the classical sense) and it was perhaps unfair to take advantage.

He is thoroughly shown-up in the forum, I think. 'Speak quietly and carry a big stick' never appeals to those who don't have big sticks.