The recent exchange about the unknown person who, with
extreme rudeness, attacked a contributor offline sounded
very familiar somehow. Then it hit me:
The Boys: "Ma'am tell us the name of the skunk what
Miss B: "Oh, no, I really don't think I should."
The Boys: "Now Ma'am, we really do think that ya oughta,
'cause the varmint is just going to commit the
dastardly deed on some other poor unsuspecting
Miss B: "Oh, I just couldn't!"
The Boys: "Ma'am, we ain't going to hurt the weasel,"
(fondles rope), "much. You just go on and
tell us his name, please."
Miss B: "Oh, no, I'm sorry. But I really cannot" (eyeing
The Boys: "Well, Ma'am, okay, but we're going to find the
low-down no good rotten scalawag sooner or later"
(riding off in a great cloud of dust)
Too bad we didn't find out who did it. An on-line lynching
would be great fun to see. (And I'm lampooning no one here
more than myself, as I was one of those who off-line inquired
as to his identity, arguing that revealing who was responsible
really would have been the right thing to do.)
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