From: Rick Strelan (R.Strelan@mailbox.uq.edu.au)
Date: Tue Oct 21 1997 - 08:21:28 EDT
At 05:05 21/10/1997 -0500, you wrote:
>Well, some of our countrymen here might feel thus about Alaska
>too--although I don't know whether it's a good parallel.
>One of the better and oldest e-journals in Classics is published by the
>University of Tasmania (Electronic Antiquity) and is distributed freely
>over the net; a close friend and colleague attended a conference on oral
>epic there not terribly long ago in July (and said it was bitter cold
>there, as I guess it is supposed to be at that time of year).
>I certainly MEANT no offense--in fact, I really meant to say that I
>wouldn't have been surprised if we DID have subscribers in Tasmania. And
>it's not impossible that we do, since 3/4 of our subscribers never sent in
>the survey form to me.
>Carl W. Conrad
>Department of Classics/Washington University
>One Brookings Drive/St. Louis, MO, USA 63130/(314) 935-4018
>Home: 7222 Colgate Ave./St. Louis, MO 63130/(314) 726-5649
>email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org
Rest assured that no offence was taken! In my experience, Australians and
Americans do not always understand each other's humor. Speaking the same
language can be so misleading!!
Just in case, I thought I had better assure you.
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