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    From: "jmsatb5@aol.com" <jmsatb5@aol.com>
 Subject: Anon and on
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 3/21/2009 2:01:39 AM  

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So here's the deal. I'm calling on everybody in sight to help me
bring back a word. It's a conspiracy, see, and you're all part of it
if you choose to be.

I want to bring back the word "anon." As in, "I'll call you anon," or
"See you anon."

It isn't as specific as "see you tomorrow," when you may not, or "I'll
call you later" which is even more ill defined and inelegant..."anon"
means simply again..."I'll see you again" or "I'll call you in the
fullness of time."

I've started using it, and slowly, over the last year, I've noticed
the people around me starting to pick up on it: friends, agents,
business folks.

I think it's time for anon to make a comeback.

If you want to be in on the conspiracy, just start using it in your
day to day speech and, when it can be done quietly, because this is a
conspiracy after all, enlisting others to do the same. But it's best
if it's just used regularly, without making a deal out of it.

If every B5 and SF fan who sees this helps out, I th ink we can work
this word back into everyday English within two years.

C'mon...let's play.

jms
    From: "jmsatb5@aol.com" <jmsatb5@aol.com>
 Subject: Re: Anon and on
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 3/23/2009 3:11:29 PM  

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No, no, no, no, no, no, no...you're missing the point.

Egads is too twee, Fortnight is still in common use in the UK,
forsooth is silly, ye is a version of you which is also in use,
gadzooks just gets laughs...there's a simple poetry about "anon," it's
kind of self explanatory, there isn't a direct corrolary, and it won't
get laughs.

Focus, people, focus...how can a conspiracy work if everybody's off
running in different directions.

Will write anon.

jms

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