moody? Who's moody? I'm not moody! Who said that? I'm not misunderstood. I'm
misinterpreted. I'm not hated. I'm unloved. We're not going down that
British-American road thing again are we? I mean ,didn't we settle our
differences in 1776 and again in 1812? Isn't this how wars start? Not that
I want another war. Am I rambling? Geez, is it Friday yet?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathleen Roberts"
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 10:59 AM
Subject: Re: [Histonet] Response to humor differences, etc.
> Actually, in my experience, it isn't just a Histonet thing, it's an ONLINE
> thing. No matter what forum or list you're on, there is always
> misunderstanding, fights and flaming b/c two crucial things are missing in
> online forums: tone of voice and facial expressions. (Yes, even when those
> are present, misunderstandings, etc. still occur.) Emoticons don't even
> begin to cut it, and sometimes when a person is reading something, his/her
> mood, opinions, experience, etc. will "color" what's being read and thus
> influence the person's understanding of what was written, which the author
> never intended and can't control. I can't tell you how many times that
> has happened to me.
> Kathleen Roberts
> Dawson, Glen wrote:
>>Humor IS shared by both Americans and British, as is misinterpretation,
>>misunderstanding and becoming indignant/offended over the strangest
>>It isn't an Americans vs. the British thing, it's a histonet thing.
>>Over-reactions are rampant and one should be aware that having a sense of
>>humor should have a "Use at your own risk" sign when utilizing it on this
>>forum. In every group there will always be a number of folks more
>>interested in attacking what is being said by others rather than
>>contributing something of their own.
>>Each year this trend gets a bit worse & I find myself "replying to all"
>>less and less. Posting to an individual usually causes less of a stir so
>>that is the road I take much more these days.
>>Just my .01 Euros,
>>[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Kemlo
>>Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 8:44 AM
>>To: Robyn Vazquez; MICHELLE.MCNEESE@childrens.com;
>>email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; JWEEMS@sjha.org
>>Subject: RE: [Histonet] Response to On-Call pay
>>It's the humour Robyn, rarely travels well, I sometimes wonder if the
>>difference between Americans and the British is greater than that
>>between men and women.
>> Kemlo Rogerson Pathology Manager
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