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Erik Max Francis
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      07-11-2005
Randy Howard wrote:

> Out of curiosity, does anyone remember who 'jgs' refers to
> above?


A Google search for "ascii art jgs" shows it's Joan Stark.

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      07-11-2005
Randy Howard wrote:
> Keith Thompson wrote
> (in article <(E-Mail Removed)>):
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> > \||||/ | | \| __\,,\ /,,/__
> > \||/ | | | jgs (______Y______)
> > /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\//\/\\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\
> > ================================================== ============

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> Out of curiosity, does anyone remember who 'jgs' refers to
> above?


Joan "Spunk" Stark, the author of quite a bit of ascii art, consult
google for examples.

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      07-11-2005
> The barbar generals will just grunt while the French generals
> will inspire with some poetic invocation.


For auction:
One authentic French army-issued rifle.
Only dropped once.

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      07-11-2005
Paul Bilnoski wrote:
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>> The barbar generals will just grunt while the French generals
>> will inspire with some poetic invocation.

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> For auction:
> One authentic French army-issued rifle. Only dropped once.


What has that got to do with the king of the elephants?

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Randy Howard wrote:
> Keith Thompson wrote
> (in article <(E-Mail Removed)>):
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>
> > \||||/ | | \| __\,,\ /,,/__
> > \||/ | | | jgs (______Y______)
> > /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\//\/\\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\
> > ================================================== ============

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> Out of curiosity, does anyone remember who 'jgs' refers to
> above?



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Stark



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Xah Lee
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      07-12-2005
Most participants in the computering industry should benefit in reading
this essay:

George Orwell's “Politics and the English Language”, 1946.
Annotated:

http://xahlee.org/p/george_orwell_english.html

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