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Sunday, February 29, 2004   |    Dear Y.P.R.

Capricorn Rising

subject: Your Web site

I happened to come across your page and read much of what you had to say. I think you are a very mean-spirited person. What you have thrown out to various people will have a way of finding its way back to you. Maybe your attitudes do come from your being a Capricorn. I have a brother who is a Capricorn and is very much like the descriptions on your site.

But believe me, just because you have the right to do something in life doesn’t mean it is the right thing to do. Have a great day.

Rhonda Lackowski

P.S. Also, I’m not hiding behind a bunch of acronyms. If you’re going to spew these nasty words at people you aren’t even acquainted with, why don’t you use your real name?

Golly jeepers, Rhonda! What the darn heck are you talking about? Who’s mean-spirited? Who’s a Capricorn?

And, for the record, scuba and Nascar are acronyms. Y.P.R. is an initialism. And nobody’s hiding behing anything, you silly cow. Everybody knows who Y.P.R. is. Things credited to Y.P.R. are collaborative works by the editors of Yankee Pot Roast, and they are: George LeRoy, Henry P. Bustin, and Emily St. Claire.

Thanks for loving our awesome Web site.


You know exactly what I’m talking about. I do not know what “the darn heck” means. I never learned to speak or write that way. But, you are the mean-spirited person I conveyed to you that you are. You can tell in your writing. My calling Y.P.R. an “acronym” may have been a mistake on my part, but your addressing me “silly cow” is just another example of your mean-spiritedness. And “everybody” knows who Y.P.R. is? That is a major overstatement on your part. But thank you for addressing the names of the editors for me. That was so nice of you.

I’m not even going to reply to “your” thanks as I never said it, and the proper response would be “you are welcome,” which I won’t say either. Not that I am not a nice person, but that you certainly aren’t with your words.

And like I said before, what you throw out will come back at you. You can take that to the bank.

Rhonda Lackowski

We’re sorry we called you a cow in the heat of passion. We stand by our calling you silly.

We love you, Rhonda. We love the darn heck out of you.