Wilde will now appear on a good many blogrolls, including mine (I was gonna do it anyway, I swear), thanks to this. Arthur Silber has some sensible remarks. Now if I could only persuade someone to delink me…

Aaron Haspel | Posted November 28, 2002 @ 9:49 AM | General

5 Responses to “Getting Invited to the Cool Kids’ Parties”

  1. 1 1. Arthur Silber

    Hi Aaron,
    Well, we could stage a huge public fight — and then delink each other! Probably get tons of new readers. Whatcha say?
    Aw, too much trouble. To hell with it. Anyway, you’re such a pantywaist (what’s the etymology of that, anyway?), you probably don’t have the stomach for it. :)
    Happy Thanksgiving!


  2. 2 2. Aaron Haspel

    Who you calling pantywaist homeslice? Step to me and I’ll give you a taste of real gay-bashing.

    Etymology: A pantywaist is one of those Little Lord Fauntleroy garments in which mothers used to dress their unsuspecting boys; hence, a sissy.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you too.


  3. 3 3. jay mckee

    so are we waiting for a crasher or a crashee?


  4. 4 4. Aaron Haspel

    Jay: crashee. The language is descriptive as well as prescriptive. Everybody says "crashee," and although "crasher" may be more technically accurate, there are more useful fights to pick.


  5. 5 5. Jim

    I couldn’t sleep all night over this, but I’ve decided to delink you, Aaron. It’s nothing personal, just political. Or whatever.


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