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Re: Theft of dinosaur bones from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

> Sorry if i upset anyone with my not-too-well-considered post 
> earlier today. 
> We could do an interesting study from this, though. We could 
> tally how many people replied [negatively] to the post, 
> divide by the total number of subscribers to the DML, and 
> find out what percentage of the general population doesn't 
> have a sense of humor. 

To paraphrase:
"I'm sorry, but everyone who complained has no sense of humour."

This "apology" sets a new standard for back-handed double-talk. 

If you don't mean an apology, don't give it.

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