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Sunday, November 12, 2006

Sp@mmers Losing Their Minds??

Perhaps They Caught Their Own Virus??

OK, this was weird. I opened up my email app this morning, and received the following missive:

From: akstcbarfootballmnsdgs (at) barfootball (dot) com
Subject: old-school old-gentlemanly
Date: November 12, 2006 12:30:25 PM CST

"yes," replied darcy, who could contain himself no longer, "but that was only when i first saw
"yes, he went on tuesday, as i wrote you word."
"do you talk by rule, then, while you are dancing?"
"perhaps we might be deceived."
confused as he answered that he had never been so fortunate as to meet miss bennet. the subject was
bingley as the most accomplished girl in the neighbourhood; and catherine and lydia had been
"if your master would marry, you might see more of him."
accomplished as they all are."
but when the gentlemen entered, jane was no longer the first object; miss bingley's eyes were
connections?-to congratulate myself on the hope of relations, whose condition in life is so decidedly
been passing while mr. and mrs. gardiner were engaged with their children, was now put an end to by
"indeed, mamma, you are mistaken," said elizabeth, blushing for her mother. "you quite
by his fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien, and the report which was in general circulation
"my dearest lizzy will, i am sure, be incapable of triumphing in her better judgement, at my
"you did! and it was not wholly without foundation you may remember what i told you on that
"come here, child," cried her father as she appeared. "i have sent for you on an affair of
attacked him in various ways-with barefaced questions, ingenious suppositions, and distant surmises;
complaints, and scold them into harmony and plenty.
children silly. if i wished to think slightingly of anybody's children, it should not be of my own,
Now, why in the world would someone forward me a slightly garbled passage from "Pride & Prejudice"?? There's no attached ad for penis pills, or sketchy stock offerings, or offers for young nubile maidens to feed me penis pills while they manage my portfolio of sketchy stock offerings...