[Sca-cooks] King/insult? was: Cooks within the SCA

Lisa Sawyer ysabeau.lists at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 13:22:35 PDT 2008

I once heard a quote (from the Mack Brown, the local football coach/god
giving advice on marriage) that I think can be applied to a lot of

"It doesn't matter what you said. What matters is what she heard. If she
heard something you didn't mean to say, apologize and try again instead of
trying to convince her that she heard wrong."

I think if more people adopted that attitude, the world might be a better

Just my two farthings worth,

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 5:42 PM, otsisto <otsisto at socket.net> wrote:

> Then he should have been informed of his being rude, insulting and
> inconsiderate.
> I still believe that there is a possibility of miscommunication. I have
> seen
> incidents where the stress levels and multiple goings on affect attitudes
> and communications which get mixed up in the process.
> We may all speak English but we don't always speak the same English. :)
> Think I would, after calming down a bit so I don't cook his sausage, would
> have approached the man (when possible) and have talked to him just to make
> sure that I understood him correctly. But that is me.
> De
> -----Original Message-----
> I appreciate your trying to attribute a positive reason for his rudeness,
> but that was not the case.  What I didn't say was that he did indicate that
> he stayed only so that he could serve high table.  He also stated that this
> held true for his entire household.  His entire attitude and tone of voice
> indicated that his feelings were far from being altruistic.
> Sorry.
> Kiri
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