--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <authfriend@...> wrote:
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long <sharelong60@> wrote:
> > but but but, Judy, what about the Go to hell and bake bagels
> > That seems like a curse to me!
> I'll assume you're just joking here.
> Â Anyway, in case it was to me, here's my reply:
> > Bagels from hell with love, gluten
> > free for thee and all that lies beneath your
> > grateful belly button, etc.
> > BTW I take everything everybody says and see how it fits
> > with my own experience. So nobody really CONVINCES me of
> > anything.
> Your self-report is duly noted. Whether it's accurate
> is another question. Let's just say you give every
> appearance of being easily swayed by those who purport
> to support you.
> > As for your list of trustworthy people, I think all and all
> > it's a really good list. But 1 or 2 people on that list often
> > sound prejudiced against me.
> Yes, as I believe I said, some of us may give you a hard
> time now and then. I said you could trust us, not that we
> all thought you were a swell person (nor that we felt *we*
> could trust *you*, for that matter).
> > Fine, it's their right, etc. But hopefully they'll
> > understand why I then won't be giving their words on
> > anything, much less on me, much credence as a result.
> By all means, shut out anything anyone says about you
> that's negative and dismiss it as "prejudiced." (You
> might want to consult a good dictionary for the meaning
> of that term, BTW. I do not think it means what you
> think it means.)
> > And I do realize that I might be sensitive about this
> > so I do apologize if I'm misinterpreting someone about
> > this.
> > As best as I can, I resist getting sucked into the ongoing
> > feud on FFL and I will continue to do this. I aim to take
> > each post on its own merit, believing that people do change
> > and grow in their ability to experience and express truth.
> Interesting that you believe you can "change and grow" in
> your "ability to experience and express truth" while
> dismissing without consideration anything negative about
> yourself as "prejudice."
> Remember what I told you about being accountable for your
> behavior to the FFL community.
You are sounding like a pompous, finger-wagging ass, authfriend. I suggest you
drop the smug sense of superiority you exude when writing to Share. Share has
more empathy, compassion, humor, and humility than you can even dream about.
And if we are all "accountable" for our behavior to the "FFL community," isn't
it about time that we held YOU accountable for YOUR behavior?
> > But having said that, I now mentally hear Xeno chuckling so I better shut
> > up!
> > ________________________________
> > From: authfriend <authfriend@>
> > To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:16 PM
> > Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: to azgrey was what a Sunday on FFL
> > Â
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long <sharelong60@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Ok, Judy I'm busted! That's what I get for being such a
> > > scaredy cat and not translating the Yiddish bellybutton
> > > sutra til just now. Anyway, I was scratching my head,
> > > wondering why you mentioned bellybutton in a later post.
> > > Mystery solved!
> > Yes, well, you learned a little something about yourself, about me, and
> > maybe even about your purported supporters, who apparently managed to
> > convince you of something they knew wasn't true--that I had "melted down"
> > and been "reduced to sputtering Yiddish insults" because I was jealous of
> > you (??) and furious that you refused to interact with me (???).
> > As with your friend who made up a story about my friendship with Robin
> > being based on despising Barry, you might want to think twice before
> > trusting in these "well wishers" again.
> > Bottom line, there are people on FFL you can trust, and those you can't.
> > The former include (but are not necessarily limited to) Alex, sparaig,
> > doctordumbass, Bhairitu, salyavin, laughinggull, Xeno, Ann, Emily, raunchy,
> > and me. Some of us may give you a hard time now and then, and sometimes we
> > make inadvertent mistakes, but we'll never lie to you or try to mislead
> > you. (And if we use irony, it isn't intended to confuse you; we expect you
> > to get it.)
> > Just for the record, BTW, there's no such thing as a "bad transliteration"
> > of Yiddish in anything but a formal context (as Barry knows). Many Yiddish
> > words can be and are spelled multiple ways (e.g., tukas, tukus, tucas,
> > tucus, tochis, toches, tochas, tochus, tuchas, tuches, tuchis). Often a
> > particular spelling reflects a regional pronunciation. Sometimes a word has
> > come to be spelled a particular way by custom, and it's spelled like that
> > in formal contexts even though it doesn't follow the "approved" scholarly
> > transliteration system. Another reason there are so many variant spellings
> > in Yiddish is that while the language is primarily a combination of Hebrew
> > and medieval German, it also has lots of loan words from many different
> > languages, and those words are usually spelled phonetically.
> > > OTOH I think it was all part of life's mischievous way of plotting to get
> > > me to write that little ditty about lawns and lady parts which was fun
> > > for me to compose and hopefully for others to read.ÃÂ And
> > > I've expanded it!ÃÂ Stay tuned Funny Farm Lounge lizards ha ha!
> > >
> > > May you marry a doctor.ÃÂ Which is the only other Yiddish saying I
> > > know.ÃÂ I hope it's not an insult?ÃÂ Jeez, how can a half Irish
> > > shiksha like me keep up?!ÃÂ
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ________________________________
> > > From: authfriend <authfriend@>
> > > To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com
> > > Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:29 AM
> > > Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: to azgrey was what a Sunday on FFL
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ÃÂ
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Ann" <awoelflebater@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Share Long <sharelong60@> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Ann, I am in awe! How do you find these gems?! Anyway, about
> > > > > the other cartoon curse situation, is it really a curse? I
> > > > > think it's kind of a sweet blessing, may he laugh with
> > > > > lizards. I mean, if a person could laugh with lizards, they
> > > > > could pretty much laugh about all of it. IMHO.
> > > >
> > > > I don't think anything that has been posted in Yiddish in
> > > > the past day or so has been as serious as a curse.
> > >
> > > Judaism forbids cursing, as it happens. Yiddish *insults*,
> > > however, are a high art. They're typically witty and
> > > creative, but they can get pretty nasty. The ones I used
> > > (none was a "blessing") are among the very mildest. I mean,
> > > if one feels one has been cursed by "Thank you very much
> > > in your bellybutton," one is in a bad way.
> > >
> > > Here's a little essay on the "Yiddish curse":
> > >
> > > http://www.aish.com/j/fs/48929782.html
> > >