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From the mailbag - Impressions and Expressions of Ijon
July 30th, 2004
09:24 pm

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From the mailbag
Today the Internet postman delivered another one of those where-did-that-come-from messages. It read (in Hebrew): "Hello. If you send me a metaphysical poem by John Donne by the end of the day, I shall use it for a poetry analysis final paper in a HUJI course. Shabbat shalom. [signed]"

I don't know the sender, nor was any explanation offered to mailing me for a John Donne poem, or why it would interest me to take part in this guy's homework. It was not sent to my benyehuda.org address, either. Go figure.

Not wanting to let even a stranger down, I sent him Holy Sonnet XIV (Batter my heart). Wise arnulf, on hearing of this, laughed and said: "See? No wonder you get that kind of e-mail."


Current mood is due to studying for an archaeology exam. I knew what I was doing when I did not choose to study archaeology; unfortunately, I was foolish enough to take a side course in archaeology (well, it was Minoan archaeology!), and now I must pay.

Current Mood: agonized
Current Music: David Gilmour -- Cry From The Street

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From:arpad
Date:July 30th, 2004 06:50 pm (UTC)
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:)
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From:kritzit
Date:July 31st, 2004 12:02 pm (UTC)
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I hope you learnt from your mistakes...
Mua ha ha ha... :)
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From:antinous
Date:July 31st, 2004 02:28 pm (UTC)
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