Gillian has just pointed out to me that putting little dashes in the front of every sentence
– like this one here
does not actually make my emails any shorter. i’m blaming yahoo for their ridiculous tiny box in which you compose email; it’s dang hard to tell just how much blather you’ve horked onto the cathode-ray page until after you either
– hit the “preview” button, or
– get the mail sent back to you as part of a reply.
Or maybe i ought to blame myself. Shit, you have no idea what this looks like unedited, do you (guffaw, guffaw, guffaw)