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[ih] All time greatest flames

Message: 1 Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:42:06 -0400 From: Eric Gade 
<eric.gade at gmail.com> Subject: [ih] All Time Greatest Flames? To: 
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Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Something about 
electronic messaging lends itself to posting compulsive, emotional, and 
flippant responses. Obviously that's something that in general hasn't 
changed. What do any of you remember about some of the all time best 
examples of these? I'm looking for anything from pre-1995 emails, USENET 
posts, what have you. And if it's not too controversial, who were some 
of the most devastating wielders of this skill?

This may not be exactly what you want, but Jon Postel was an 
acknowledged master of the sly put-down,.
as well as his pithy comments.

Bob Braden