You assume I equate criticism with insult.
I don't automatically equate criticism with insult. It depends on how that
criticism is worded. The one in question by Jay was worded condescendingly and
that IS insulting.
As it happened the waters got murky because the person I thought wrote the
condescending remarks and whom I thought I was responding to, was not the
In another e mail I explained this and told Risk Everything to disregard my
retort. So the below e mail from me was a mistake and directed towards the wrong
A case of mistaken identity. The offender I was seeking to retort against
was actually Jay not Risk Everything. However the specifics of the below retort
would not apply to Jay.
As I said, I have already explained this and written a proper retort that
DOES apply to Jay.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 5:30
Subject: Re: [PSUBS-MAILIST] motor
Bill Akins, with all due respect, and forgive me for saying so, but
criticism is most constructive when ego doesn't intrude. Don't equate
criticism with insult. Many here are trained engineers who know a thing
or two about whence they speak. You have two ears and one mouth.
Use them accordingly.
In a message dated 4/9/2006 7:26:30 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Your'e a funny man, you certainly are a
smartass, but you still can't spell.
Oh and bye the way Mr nitpick me on my
symantics and words about compressability vs pressurization,
when it didn't matter to the point I was
making,....water does have a very very very small slight degree of
it's just very very slight but can be measured.
Look it up. Stick that in your periscope.