re: necessity of mental memes

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Thu Jan 31 2002 - 19:35:39 GMT

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    At 10:19 AM 31/01/02 +0000, <>

    > >I think Aaron was pulling your leg
    >Ah, so it is _my_ leg?? Perhaps I'm not so paranoid after all if somebody
    >else has also identified me as the target of the 'leg pull'.

    It is an American expression about joking, often at the expense of the
    clueless of those who take thing too seriously. Similar to the news group
    tradition of "trolling." It is sometimes aimed at a particular person, but
    more often "bait" to see who will bite.

    Keith Henson

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