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A New Heartache, and a Challenge

Poster: Sallie Montuori <foxdale@dakota.widomaker.com>

It is a sad thing indeed when a gentle (any gentle, let alone our
Prince, who feels the weight of the crown) is forced to apologize for
having innocent fun.  It makes one desire to take one's fun-loving
ways elsewhere.

Are we really so unwilling to be anything but intensely, deadly

Patrons of the Merry Rose and citizens of Atlantia, I challenge you:
find something, *anything*, to make you laugh today.

But if you wish to discuss this note to death, I won't be reading the

   Alys of Foxdale           | Vert, on a fess between three trees
foxdale@dakota.widomaker.com |     argent, a fox passant gules.

On Tue, 9 Jul 1996, Logan wrote:

> The friendly banter that I engage in with the wait staff at restaurants 
> is simply that, banter. I recieved my certificate in Culinary Arts from 
> Tennessee Technical College in West Palm Beach in 1987 amd worked in that 
> industry until 1990. Having worked with wait staff for so long I know 
> what its like for them to meet boring patrons time and time again and the 
> fun and enjoyment that is received when they finally get one with 
> personality that jokes around with them. When I joke around with the wait 
> staff, about 90% of the time they happily join in the banter, 5% of the 
> time they will ignore it, and the remaining 5% of the time the person 
> does not appreciate the humor and my behavior stops immediately. 

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