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Date: 25 Jan 2009 08:17:18
From: mimus
Subject: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-jelena-fair/2009/01/24/1232471660716.html

In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the article.

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Take a deep breath, take a walk, cool off, plot a bit, and serve again.





 
Date: 26 Jan 2009 10:00:15
From:
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
In article <i92dnaDkK-HX--HUnZ2dnUVZ_sbinZ2d@giganews.com >,
tinmimus99@hotmail.com (mimus) wrote:

> Subject: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
> From: mimus <tinmimus99@hotmail.com>
> Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 08:17:18 -0500
>
> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-j
> elena-fair/2009/01/24/1232471660716.html
>
> In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the
> article.
>

Amazed I didn't spot this before. You mean epigraph. Or even epitaph (goes
on gravestones).

Epitome is something much else.

wg


  
Date: 26 Jan 2009 16:09:43
From: mimus
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 10:00:15 -0600, wendyg wrote:

> In article <i92dnaDkK-HX--HUnZ2dnUVZ_sbinZ2d@giganews.com>,
> tinmimus99@hotmail.com (mimus) wrote:
>
>> Subject: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
>> From: mimus <tinmimus99@hotmail.com>
>> Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 08:17:18 -0500
>>
>> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-j
>> elena-fair/2009/01/24/1232471660716.html
>>
>> In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the
>> article.
>
> Amazed I didn't spot this before. You mean epigraph. Or even epitaph (goes
> on gravestones).
>
> Epitome is something much else.

<ponder >

I'll accept "epigraph" as better, but I'm not sure "epitome" is complete
or even wrong at all.

--

Take a deep breath, take a walk, cool off, plot a bit, and serve again.



   
Date: 26 Jan 2009 22:11:13
From: Marty Fremen
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
mimus <tinmimus99@hotmail.com > wrote:

> On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 10:00:15 -0600, wendyg wrote:
>
>> In article <i92dnaDkK-HX--HUnZ2dnUVZ_sbinZ2d@giganews.com>,
>> tinmimus99@hotmail.com (mimus) wrote:
>>
>>> Subject: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
>>> From: mimus <tinmimus99@hotmail.com>
>>> Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 08:17:18 -0500
>>>
>>> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-j
>>> elena-fair/2009/01/24/1232471660716.html
>>>
>>> In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the
>>> article.
>>
>> Amazed I didn't spot this before. You mean epigraph. Or even epitaph
>> (goes on gravestones).
>>
>> Epitome is something much else.
>
> <ponder>
>
> I'll accept "epigraph" as better, but I'm not sure "epitome" is
> complete or even wrong at all.

It's grammatically wrong but semantically it's ok.


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Date: 26 Jan 2009 17:32:07
From: mimus
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 22:11:13 +0000, Marty Fremen wrote:

> mimus <tinmimus99@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 10:00:15 -0600, wendyg wrote:
>>
>>> In article <i92dnaDkK-HX--HUnZ2dnUVZ_sbinZ2d@giganews.com>,
>>> tinmimus99@hotmail.com (mimus) wrote:
>>>
>>>> Subject: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
>>>> From: mimus <tinmimus99@hotmail.com>
>>>> Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 08:17:18 -0500
>>>>
>>>> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-j
>>>> elena-fair/2009/01/24/1232471660716.html
>>>>
>>>> In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the
>>>> article.
>>>
>>> Amazed I didn't spot this before. You mean epigraph. Or even epitaph
>>> (goes on gravestones).
>>>
>>> Epitome is something much else.
>>
>> <ponder>
>>
>> I'll accept "epigraph" as better, but I'm not sure "epitome" is
>> complete or even wrong at all.
>
> It's grammatically wrong but semantically it's ok.

Oh, well, that's alright then <rolls eyes >.

(And I meant to type "completely".)

--

Take a deep breath, take a walk, cool off, plot a bit, and serve again.




 
Date: 26 Jan 2009 06:26:48
From: Fan
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
On Jan 25, 2:17=A0pm, mimus <tinmimu...@hotmail.com > wrote:
> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-je...
>
> In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the article.

The Australinas are very nice people. Australia and America are
immigrant countries and we readily accept people from all parts of the
world as they appreciate and value the opportunities available to
them. It is OK for first and perhaps second-generation immigrants to
maintain their =93old country=94 loyalties as long as those loyalties do
not take precedent over their loyalty to their new country. After all,
nobody forced any of them to immigrate to these countries and if they
cannot accept their new country, they can go home. Another way of
putting it is, do not shit where you eat. The Dokic family shit where
they ate and the Australians are far too kind to forgive them and take
them back.


  
Date: 27 Jan 2009 01:46:20
From: Whisper
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
Fan wrote:
> On Jan 25, 2:17 pm, mimus <tinmimu...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-je...
>>
>> In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the article.
>
> The Australinas are very nice people. Australia and America are
> immigrant countries and we readily accept people from all parts of the
> world as they appreciate and value the opportunities available to
> them. It is OK for first and perhaps second-generation immigrants to
> maintain their “old country” loyalties as long as those loyalties do
> not take precedent over their loyalty to their new country. After all,
> nobody forced any of them to immigrate to these countries and if they
> cannot accept their new country, they can go home. Another way of
> putting it is, do not shit where you eat. The Dokic family shit where
> they ate and the Australians are far too kind to forgive them and take
> them back.


We forgive Jelena for obvious reasons - ie her father was in control.



   
Date: 26 Jan 2009 10:00:15
From:
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
In article <497dccbc$0$14888$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au >,
beaver999@ozemail.com.au (Whisper) wrote:

> Fan wrote:
> > On Jan 25, 2:17 pm, mimus <tinmimu...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-j
> e...
> >>
> >> In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the
> article.
> >
> > The Australinas are very nice people. Australia and America are
> > immigrant countries and we readily accept people from all parts
> > of the
> > world as they appreciate and value the opportunities available to
> > them. It is OK for first and perhaps second-generation immigrants
> > to
> > maintain their _old country_ loyalties as long as those loyalties
> > do
> > not take precedent over their loyalty to their new country. After
> > all,
> > nobody forced any of them to immigrate to these countries and if
> > they
> > cannot accept their new country, they can go home. Another way of
> > putting it is, do not shit where you eat. The Dokic family shit
> > where
> > they ate and the Australians are far too kind to forgive them and
> > take
> > them back.
>
>
> We forgive Jelena for obvious reasons - ie her father was in
> control.
>

Yes. And apparently still wants to be.

wg


 
Date: 25 Jan 2009 13:37:04
From: CooCheeCooChee
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
Many of us are tired of her already tiresome "my-daddy-abused-me-so-I-
got-
depressed-for-two-years-and now-I-like-to-cry-on-TV-to-curry-
sympathy"
story.

But I guess she's recovering under the sexual ministrations of her
boyfriend -- AND her coach -- who are brothers!

She's not the first nut case to be duped and taken in by sexual
predators. (Maybe after a while her father's dick was not stiff
enough for her "needs.")

And she might have tits (though at 25 un-bra'd they probably sag),
but
her most visible physical attribute is her gut, which probably
indicates at least one C-section childbirth in her murky and crazed
past.

What'll she do when she loses -- say she's depressed again?

Boo-hoo-hoo ... sob-sob... blubber-blubber ...




 
Date: 25 Jan 2009 07:16:10
From:
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
On Jan 25, 8:17=A0am, mimus <tinmimu...@hotmail.com > wrote:
> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-je...
>
> In a weird sort of way, my .sig would be a nice epitome for the article.
>
> --
>
> Take a deep breath, take a walk, cool off, plot a bit, and serve again.

Nice article.

Photo of Whisper and Dave on the right side;

http://www.thevine.com.au/blog/simonemitchell/when-monkeys-and-dogs-collide=
.aspx?s_cid=3Dnetwork



 
Date: 25 Jan 2009 09:10:43
From:
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
In article <i92dnaDkK-HX--HUnZ2dnUVZ_sbinZ2d@giganews.com >,
tinmimus99@hotmail.com (mimus) wrote:

> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-j
> elena-fair/2009/01/24/1232471660716.html
>

I thought it was excellent, too. And good on the Australians who took the
trouble to try to help her.

wg



  
Date: 25 Jan 2009 15:56:10
From: stephenj
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
> wendyg@cix.compulink.co.uk wrote:
> In article <i92dnaDkK-HX--HUnZ2dnUVZ_sbinZ2d@giganews.com>,
> tinmimus99@hotmail.com (mimus) wrote:
>
>> http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/tennis/australian-open/advance-j
>> elena-fair/2009/01/24/1232471660716.html
>>
>
> I thought it was excellent, too. And good on the Australians who took the
> trouble to try to help her.

to make the quarters after not having won an AO match in 10 years is
pretty amazing. she's the story of the event, so far.





--
The Constitution does not prohibit legislatures from
enacting stupid laws.

- Thurgood Marshall


   
Date: 26 Jan 2009 06:34:01
From:
Subject: Re: Great _The Age_ Article on Dokic and Australia
In article <6e5fl.12797$B01.10755@newsfe13.iad >, sjex@cox.com (stephenj)
wrote:

>
> to make the quarters after not having won an AO match in 10 years
> is pretty amazing. she's the story of the event, so far.

Absolutely. It's sort of symmetrical, though, since in 1999 at 16 no one
had heard of her and she came into Wimbledon as a qualifier and beat
Hingis in the 1R and went straight on to the quarters.

wg