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Re: Lousy Taste



Enough already kids. Take it outside.

p.

At 06:27 PM 10/23/1999 -0400, you wrote:
>As a matter of fact I've been fighting the gentry in the East Village
>*and* the West Village for a quarter of a century, so when someone bearing
>the name of some of the oldest gentry in New York tells me I have no taste
>I take that as a heartfelt compliment - and a hell of a lot nicer than
>what your great-grandfather would have called mine.
>
>Your class arrogance is passe, Sir.
>
> On Sat, 23 Oct 1999, Charles.First Schermerhorn.Last wrote:
>
>> Paul -
>>     Wait your turn, Buster!  Come the Urban Renewal of the Village, or the
>> eviction of your favorite croissant shop by Wonder Bread, or the takeover of
>> CCNY or NYU by Microsoft putting your own courses on line.
>>     Wait until all such things as those $7500 bibles, special works by
>Bernard
>> Middleton, or similar editions at which you sneer are eliminated in favor
>of a
>> press mogul's perfect-bound paperbacks on sale at your favorite Barnes &
>Noble
>> or Amazon.
>>     Your taste in comments is execrable.
>> Charles Schermerhorn
>>
>> Paul T Werner wrote:
>>
>> > Why is it I have a hard time empathizing with a publisher of $7,500 bibles
>> > being evicted because of gentrification? As they say now in New York:
>> > "first they came for the squeegee men; and we said we weren't squeegee
>> > men..."
>> >
>> >
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>Paul Werner, New York City
>http://pages.nyu.edu/~ptw1
>     DRAGONSBLOOD AND ASHES: a project to research and teach the
>techniques of the Medieval scribe and artist.
>     THE ORANGE PRESS: most recent titles: "Vellum Preparation:
>History and Technique," and "Dragonsblood and Ashes: the Beta
>Version."
>     WOID: a journal of visual language in New York, including reviews,
>listings and resources.
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>http://www.onelist.com/subscribe/WOID
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