From: Joshua Fox (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Aug 28 2006 - 11:54:50 MDT
Sorry, minor joke. See Crocker's Law: http://sl4.org/crocker.html
On 8/28/06, Chris Hibbert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> the application of Rekcorc's law: the use of unnecessarily polite
> >> language -- unnecessary for denotative content, but useful for
> >> greasing the wheels of discourse.
> Neither Google nor Wikipedia produce anything relevant for "rekcorc
> law". Anyone have a suggestion for where to look for background on this?
> Admittedly, the context makes the recommendation clear, but I haven't
> seen that reference before.
> Currently reading: F. Paul Wilson, Crisscross; Marc Bekoff,
> The Cognitive Animal; Jaffe & Lerner, Innovation and its
> Discontents; Joseph Mazur, Euclid in the Rainforest
> Chris Hibbert
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