[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Wed Nov 12 15:16:16 CST 2003

> > I've only seen crap like that in movies... what'd you do?...
> I've had this happen to me once in Austin and it took me entirely
> off-gaurd.  I was sitting in a restaurant next to a table with two women
> in their mid-20s and a little girl (probably about 2).  The girl pointed
> at me and asked "why does she have hair all over her face?"
> I should point out that I'm a kinda big guy, with hair down to the
> middle of my back and (at that time) a beard down to my chest--not at
> all weird for this list (or for Austin, really).
> One of the ladies said "because he's a disgusting nasty MAN.  We don't
> like men, do we?".  "No, momma, we don't."
> How does one respond to that?  All I could muster was the off-quoted
> "hate is not a family value".

I probably would have told the woman that she doesn't like men because
she's never found a man willing to tolerate such a nasty unlikeable
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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