[Sca-cooks] King/insult? was: Cooks within the SCA
Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps
dephelps at embarqmail.com
Fri Aug 22 17:08:46 PDT 2008
I like this one!
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.
To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like
administering medicine to the dead.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lisa Sawyer" <ysabeau.lists at gmail.com>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2008 3:22 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] King/insult? was: Cooks within the SCA
>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
>> I still believe that there is a possibility of miscommunication. I have
>> 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,
>> have approached the man (when possible) and have talked to him just to
>> sure that I understood him correctly. But that is me.
>> -----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
>> he stayed only so that he could serve high table. He also stated that
>> held true for his entire household. His entire attitude and tone of
>> indicated that his feelings were far from being altruistic.
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