Re: [asa] Thankyou!

From: David Opderbeck <dopderbeck@gmail.com>
Date: Tue Dec 16 2008 - 16:38:09 EST

No, I meant the definition of an Internet Troll, which is derived from
"trolling" for fish: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_troll
The Harry Potter reference was a lame attempt at humor.

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 4:30 PM, Vernon Jenkins
<vernon.jenkins@virgin.net>wrote:

> Just a word of thanks to those who have taken the trouble to write to
> me privately concerning my apparently outdated understanding of the word '
> troll '. However, David Opderbeck's use of the term was associated with a
> reference to Harry Potter * - which suggests that my original interpretation
> may well have been correct. David might care to clarify the matter.
>
> Vernon
>
> * David wrote (13.12.08): "The best way to handle a troll is to ignore
> it. They get stronger
> with attention. This truth, BTW, is revealed in the fifth Harry Potter
> movie."
>

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