After takin' a swig o' grog, Erik Funkenbusch belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> On Thu, 05 Mar 2009 01:25:03 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Tempers Flare as Recession Creeps into Tech Industry
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| "It's _____ ________ hippy freaks like you that are costing us our jobs. You
>>| got any idea how many people are getting pink slips because of your
>>| b_________? Every time you put that ____ on someone's computer, some guy
>>| trying to feed his family has to go home and tell his wife that he lost his
>>| job. How about I snatch that silly little ponytail and give you a tour of the
>>| parking lot?"
> Umm.. read the story. It wasn't the other guy that was violent, it was the
> Linux guy.
> From the blog:
> "I am the only one of the two that did not involuntarily leave his feet
> that day."
> So, please, tell me how the "Microsoft Goon" did the attacking when the
> only one to throw a punch was the linux guy?
This is how:
We made contact just under the edge of the canopy. I say "we" made
contact...the initial contact was his right index finger stabbing into my
"It's _____ ________ hippy freaks like you that are costing us our jobs.
You got any idea how many people are getting pink slips because of your
b_________? Every time you put that ____ on someone's computer, some guy
trying to feed his family has to go home and tell his wife that he lost
his job. How about I snatch that silly little ponytail and give you a
tour of the parking lot?"
The veins in his temples were at critical mass and he physically spit as
he screamed at me in front of his van.
That's assault. I don't know if the finger poking is considered battery.
Boy, you sure have an odd idea of what constitutes "non-violence", Erik.
I didn't realize that Microsoft Tiger Training had progressed /that/ far.
arachnoleptic fit, n.:
The frantic dance performed just after you've accidentally walked
through a spider web.