[CR]Notice! "Poor" thread drifts off topic...

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Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 11:26:52 -0500
From: <oroboyz@aol.com>
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To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Notice! "Poor" thread drifts off topic...

Subject line says it all..

Please pay attention and post only relative and appropriate messages...

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-----Original Message----- From: Sergio Servadio <servadio@df.unipi.it> To: CPOTZ@aol.com Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Sent: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 11:02:46 +0100 Subject: Re: [CR]RELATIVE DEPRIVATION

CPOTZ@aol.com wrote:

>NO one who has access to the Internet, TV, designer clothing, >cigarettes,alchohol etc IS poor, the thing WE all say on occassion is we are poor ,can't afford it , > As there are many degrees of poverty, there are also several, well accepted, meanings to the word 'poor'. According to ' The Concise Oxford Dictonary' one can be poor if : 'ill supplied, deficient (in a possession or quality)', or just 'unfortunate, hapless', which by the way is wholly subjective. Some can feel, and ipso facto are, poor for not having a pair of the smoothest silk Clement tubulars; others for longing for a 50th Gruppo. To each his own!

Sergio
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