Re: The funniest thing I've seen in a while

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From: Antoun Nabhan (
Date: Mon Nov 06 2000 - 10:40:28 PPET

Is insipient a word? I think the word you have in mind is "insipid" - and
beyond that, any editorializing on my part would probably just be
flamebait. :-)

Now where the hell's my absentee ballot?!

At 10:31 AM 11/6/00 -0500, wrote:
>Dear Mr. Muwakkil,
>In your column in this morning's Chicago Trib, you used a rather unfortunate
>homonym of incipient to describe the group of people to whom Ralph Nader
>appeals when you wrote, "What's more, the 67-year-old consumer activist has
>tapped into an insipient social movement that raised its voice even before
>his candidacy came along."
>Since I agree with the abstract thesis of your article, but see a vote for
>Bush as the best path toward the ideals of the Libertarian party, I naturally
>think of green/socialism as beyond the pale. I wouldn't call them stupid,
>but I had a good laugh when you did. That was unintentional, wasn't it?
>Best of luck to us all in at the polls tomorrow.

Antoun Nabhan - Arrayex, Inc. * 617.901.8871 voice/page

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