>if i remeber rightly, list rules that no language be used on this list [and >we will suppose, by extension, made available to others through attached >encoded and encrypted files] that isn't appropriate to use with one's >[metaphorical] mother. To be more specific... we are hosted (for free) on a server which is 99.9% Christian religious mailing lists. _I_ don't get offended by much of anything, language-wise. However, I will do nothing, and allow nothing, to risk our "exception" status here. The "use with mother" rule is useful, but not final. Obviously intent to offend will get you kicked off the list - but unintentional offense can as well, depending on circumstances. Bill "List Mom"