Re: META: Subject line profanity considered [really dumb]

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 05:33:39 MST

On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Dossy wrote:

> I (personally) don't find profanity offensive. I do, however,

Profanity is fun, but Eliezer is right to keep it out of subject lines.
Parental units' keyword detecter is sometimes on hair trigger.

> feel that it's inappropriate and demonstrates a loss of control
> by the person using them. Speaking to people when they're in
> such a state is pointless as they're no longer in control
> enough to reason fully.

Being human and attempting too much control is incompatible. It tends to
break you in a variety of ways.

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