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Re: Typo. (off-topic)
On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 03:55:39PM -0800, Per Bothner wrote:
> Kevin Handy wrote:
> > Robert Dewar wrote:
> >> or algorithm vs algorism :-)
> > Its al-gore-rhythm (named after the inventor of the internet).
> Are people still making that tired old joke/slander?
> Al Gore never claimed to have developed the Internet. He claimed
> to have had a part in the deployment of the Internet (I won't speak
> for the exact wording) - which if you look at the record, is quite true.
> Yes, I know it's just a joke. It's just that it plays into the
> character assassination typical of right-wing groups.
Yes, it's very important we resist this, since left-wing groups never,
ever tell jokes about George W. Bush, or would ever post messages to
non-political lists claiming that a particular portion of the
population is more prone to character assassination.