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Have you offended someone?
« on: March 01, 2008, 05:27:34 PM »
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  • During the compilation of the Oxford English Dictionary, managing editor James Murray received thousands of definitions from Dr. William Chester Minor. They were always sent in by mail and never brought in personally. Murray was curious about this brilliant man, so he went to visit him. He was shocked to find that Minor was incarcerated in an asylum for the criminally insane.

    Years earlier, while in a delusional state, Minor had shot an innocent man whom he thought had been tormenting him. Later he was filled with remorse and began sending money to support the widow and her family.  Minor was imprisoned for the rest of his life but he found practical ways of easing the pain of his victims and contributing to society through his work on the dictionary.

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    Re: Have you offended someone?
    « Reply #1 on: March 01, 2008, 06:37:20 PM »
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  • We can't please everyone.Seguro some are offended pero wala lang ko kahibalo ug labaw nang wala tuyu-a.If naa man galing I'm so sorry.

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    Re: Have you offended someone?
    « Reply #2 on: March 01, 2008, 08:38:58 PM »
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  • Right Aya san, you can never please anybody...
    The best sermons are lived not preached.


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    Re: Have you offended someone?
    « Reply #3 on: March 03, 2008, 07:33:31 AM »
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  • there are cases that others thought
    you had offended them, but the fact
    they were the one who offended you,
    watta irony?

    Heine, Heinrich (1797-1856)
     "Dieu me pardonnera. C'est son mitier.
    [God will pardon me. It is his trade.]"
    (On his deathbed.)

    Anyone who has never made a mistake has never
    tried anything new.-Albert Einstein

    Liberals claim to, want to give a hearing to other views,
     but then, are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.”
     santiz William F. Buckley, Jr. quotes (American Writer, b.1925)

    Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it”
     Rene Descartes quotes (French Mathematician, Philosopher and Scientist, 1596-1650)

     I think anyone who has an opinion, and voices it, will offend someone.”
     Peter Steele quotes


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