In a message dated 4/15/00 8:13:57 AM Central Daylight Time,
> At 10:59 PM 14/04/00 -0700, Spike wrote:
> >Of course, West Pointers are *still* required to get training in
> Esprit. Invaluable.
> And where would we be without Heinlein's wrist?
Having fenced quite a bit in my younger days, I can well see the value of it.
One learns quite a bit about the fundamentals of strategy and tactics at the
sharp end of an epee or a saber.
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