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- Subject: Re: Grammars
- From: Kim.Salazar@em.doe.gov
- Date: 21 Mar 95 15:19:00 -0500
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Richard of La Rochelle sent a particularly perplexing message
concerning syntax, Henry and assorted Eckis. I responded asking if it
was an incantation. We continue to blather:
CI> I am perplexed by the argument you have entered. Is this some
CI> sort of incantation? If I were to scribe it here while
CI> holding the correct intent in my mind, would Henry suddenly
RlR>That would depend on whether your decoder was connect the main
RlR>transport controls or one of the transporter rooms. Of course you
RlR>could be buggy, or if you made a mistake in writing it, you could get:
RlR> "Syntax error at line 1"
RlR>I hope you don't have a decoder, cuz that would mean you're part cyborg,
RlR> which could lead to interesting accusations or allegations.
RlR>Richard of La Rochelle
To Richard of La Rochelle, from Ianthe, greetings.
I most certainly do have a decoder. How else would I unencrypt the
messages and reports sent to me by my agents provocateurs, spies, and
other minions in the field?
I've tried your spell of Henry Summoning. I must not have lit the
correct candles, faced in the right direction, or had improper
diction, because try as I may, Henry did not appear. Perhaps I need
to reverse the polarity on my incense brazier. Either that or replace
the field dampening coils.
If it doesn't work tonight I'll stick to embroidery and leave greater
incantations to those better suited to it. Too bad. I could have
really used a babysitter this weekend past. Even one summoned by
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