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Re: YOUR TEST

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EVasso
Wed, 2 Dec 1998 07:37:01 EST


In a message dated 12/1/98 11:17:49 PM Central Standard Time, Victor wrote:

<< I have had experiences, like Sheryl's, of people saying "YOUR attitude"
or "YOU people." Often they seemed hostile as they implied distance
from ME and MINE (or US and OURS). To keep it clear that I see a
distinction between the person and their beliefs or behavior, I avoid
using 'YOUR' when I'm talking about something of which I don't approve. >>

Dear Victor,
Point well made. Lesson learned. Thanks.

Fred
Chicago