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Re: Fw: Re: Questions

On Tue, 30 Oct 2001 17:37:38 -0500 "A. Joseph Ross"
> I know you don't mean any harm by it, but when I was Adam's age, I 
> really didn't like being called 
> a "kid."  If you think about it, maybe you will remember feeling the 
> same.  Anyway, Adam 
> contributes to this list as intelligently as any adult and more so 
> than some, and his celebrated 
> mistake was one that any of us could easily have made.  Unless he 
> says that he doesn't really 
> mind, I think we should not refer to him in ways that could be seen 
> as condescending.

Bad habit I've developed over the years,  actually I call everyone
"Kiddo" even my father so nothing condescending was intended.