Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id MAA28162 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Mon, 19 Nov 2001 12:25:23 GMT Message-ID: <3BF8F81F.firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 12:16:31 +0000 From: Chris Taylor <Christopher.Taylor@man.ac.uk> Organization: University of Manchester User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-GB; rv:0.9.4) Gecko/20011019 Netscape6/6.2 X-Accept-Language: en-gb To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Wade's last week's phrase of the day... References: <2D1C159B783DD211808A006008062D3102A6D101@inchna.stir.ac.uk> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com
> I just recently saw a programme about the Amish rumspringa (spelling?)
I think this is a clever con - take a nice middle class kid (raised for
years 'on the farm') and dump it in a room full of drugs booze and eager
members of the opposite sex for a bit and I bet 85% (the return rate)
turns out to be the chance they'll get badly burned by the experience of
'freedom'. "Gee take me back to the simple (if slightly dull) life that
I understand and am not afraid of, so I can rationalise my avoidance of
*that* scary nightmare that wasn't half as much fun close up"...
Incidentally were your suited recruited guys Seventh Day Adventists?
There seems to have been a heavy breeding program of late for those
gits... What kills me is the ads I keep getting for miracle healers!
Chris Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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