File spoon-archives/bhaskar.archive/bhaskar_1996/96-05-20.182, message 164

Date: Mon, 06 May 1996 14:13:19 -1300
Subject: Re: Bhaskar and Bad Writing...

Couldn't agree more!  I am in exactly the same position as Tim (no copy of
the original text) but I can't help reading this as Bhaskar having some fun
and pulling someone's leg.  Surely, satirical statements were ruled out from
the original competition?


At 10:19 3-05-1996 -0500, you wrote:
>OK, since I haven't been able to get ahold of Plato, etc., I'm not in 
>much of a position to comment, but doesn't the loose, rambling nature of the 
>prize-winning sentence seem to be suited to its purpose.  I mean, isn't 
>the tone there a little ironic, or at least playful?  Tim


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