-----Original Message-----
From:
Wong, Bobo
Sent:
Tuesday, April 19, 2005 10:23 AM
To:
Horsley, Mark; Saeki, John
Subject: can this apply to women?

 

imberb

 

[im-BURB] a rare adjective meaning 'beardless'. Imberbic is another form. It comes from im- plus the Latin barba, 'beard'.

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Saeki, John
Sent:
Tuesday, April 19, 2005 10:25 AM
To:
Wong, Bobo; Horsley, Mark
Subject: RE: can this apply to women?

 

Most women I’ve met are imberbic.

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Horsley, Mark
Sent:
Tuesday, April 19, 2005 10:55 AM
To:
Saeki, John; Wong, Bobo
Subject: RE: can this apply to women?

 

Only most? I am sure there is a story about a stag’s night gone too far in there somewhere. J

 

Bobo, I am not sure about its use; however, John’s response resonates with confidence. Remember, I’m the idiot of Asia ELT, so don’t put any confidence in what I say … unless, it is something John has told me!

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Saeki, John
Sent:
19 April 2005 11:01
To:
Horsley, Mark; Wong, Bobo
Subject: RE: can this apply to women?

 

I have no comments to make about any stag nights I may or may not have been a part of. In any case that was a long time ago. And I really thought she as a bearded lady who’d escaped from the circus…But actually I have no recollection of that event.

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Wong, Bobo
Sent:
Tuesday, April 19, 2005 11:26 AM
To:
Saeki, John; Horsley, Mark
Subject: RE: can this apply to women?

 

This discussion of stag night, an event exclusive to the bearded animals, strikes me as the most abhorrent discrimination case throughout ELT history. Appalled by the blatant disregard for the imberb participant in this email correspondence. ;-O

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Saeki, John
Sent:
Tuesday, April 19, 2005 11:48 AM
To:
Wong, Bobo; Horsley, Mark
Subject: RE: can this apply to women?

 

Oh no, I pressed reply all?! Damn technology!

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Horsley, Mark
Sent:
19 April 2005 12:05
To:
Saeki, John; Wong, Bobo
Subject: RE: can this apply to women?

 

See, take a day of leave and you start to skip beats—there’s an important message to be learned!

 

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