[Dixielandjazz] Errant Slings and Arrows

Charlie Hooks charliehooks@earthlink.net
Sun, 25 Aug 2002 22:07:47 -0500

on 8/24/02 at something or other PM charliehooks@earthlink.net wrote:

> (snip)
> Well, aw, shucks, now Gee Billy!  Somehow I'm not too sure about the soprano
> of your guesswork about Barbone's tenor.   I do admire "paranoid
> nattering" to a small extent, although my stuff has been called many more
> imaginative things--for example, "poisonous nonsense" from a left wingnut on
> the Chicago Tribune.

on 8/25/02 2:21 PM, G. William Oakley at gwilliamoakley@earthlink.net wrote:
> Dear Charley:
> I do find it difficult to bear a tone you suggest in my response to
> Barbone's tenor.   But I suppose I should be all too (or is that alto?)
> thankful for not making it into the pantheon of your detractors, i.e.,  the
> "left wingnut on the Chicago Tribune." Let's say that any slings and/or arrows
> you thought aimed your way were only in fun and the gist of my jest was just >
  and a gust not meant to ruffle.

> Pax Vobiscum
> G. Billy

to which Charlie Hooks replied on Aug. 25, 02 at 9:59 PM:

    Thanks for your note explanatory
    In reply to my own exclamatory!
        My thrust was unjust,
        My ire has gone bust,
    Before your alliterative oratory.

        et cum spititu tuo,