RE: list sniping opinions

From: Murphy, Tommy (
Date: Mon Aug 28 2006 - 11:58:49 MDT

Read it backwards, then look it up again if necessary :)

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Chris
Sent: August 28, 2006 1:26 PM
Subject: Re: list sniping opinions

>> 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

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
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