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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: On Comics
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 10/18/2000 9:49:00 AM  

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> You make comics that don't suck.

At last I have my epitath.

jms

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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Re: ATTN JMS: On Comics
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 10/18/2000 11:30:00 AM  

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No, excuse me, it's EPITATH. I got it right, youse guys got it wrong.

jms

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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: On Comics
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 10/19/2000 7:31:00 AM  

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Okay, it's happened again. I'm getting tired of this.

I've always harbored the sneaky suspicion that every so often, there's a
dimensional shift, and the only way you can tell is that there are slight
differences in language that surface one day out of nowhere.

Like...remember when John Chancellor's name was pronounced with an -er sound at
the end? Then suddenly, one day, everybody was saying John ChancellOR, with a
big OR at the end...when the hell did THAT happen?

And all my life, it's been "weekend," said with even stress on both
syllables...now it seems like everybody is saying "weekEND," the more British
pronunciation...

"REPutable" has just become "rePUTable" in many conversations, all at once.

And now this...this EPITATH thing.

Look...all my life, I've seen, heard, and read it as epitath. Not epitaph,
which I can't even SAY for chrissakes! Now all of a sudden it isn't even in
the DICTIONARY?!

It's another friggin' dimensional shift, I'm telling you.

But this one wasn't complete...I did a web search, and even though the word
isn't in the dictionary, by god there are still several THOUSAND references to
it on the webs, that THEY haven't gotten to yet.

There's the Tombstone Epitath, at
http://www.magweb.com/sample/stomb/subtomb.htm

A reference to Ben Franklin's epitath at
http://www.usd.edu/~jwortham/franklin.html


There's an epitath GENERATOR at
http://users.ev1.net/~alchemy/fun/genflame.html

But here...here's the smoking gun...when you do a search on epitath, one of the
listings is
http://hometown.aol.com/juggtackle/authors.htm

which is noteworthy because it shows up in the search when you type epitath,
but when you get there...IT'S EPITAPH!

I swear, there was a dimensional shift in the middle of the night, and it's
still rolling through, and it's NOT MY FAULT.

THE UNIVERSE IS FUCKING WITH ME AGAIN.

Christ on a crutch...next thing you people are going to tell me the Beatles
broke up and the *Who* stayed together....

jms

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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: On Comics
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 10/19/2000 10:54:00 AM  

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>Of course even if they hadn't one of
>the Beatles is dead now...

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE WITH RINGO?!

jms

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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: On Comics
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    Date: 10/20/2000 6:42:00 AM  

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>>highest compliment I can give: You make comics that don't suck.
>>
>True. Despite the best efforts of the Rising Stars artists.
>

Check out 11, out shortly. The change in inker and colorist has made a
dramatic difference in the look of the book.

jms

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