isn't this where you use the time-honored "to the best of my recollection . . . "? (think oliver north testifying beofer congress . . .
From: Hans Lindauer [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 2:19 AM
Subject: Re: Kim's taste in tea?
Well, unfortunately nobody was shooting video at that moment, and my
memory is kind of hazy with only a few hours' sleep the nights before,
so instead of making it sound like I knew exactly what I was talking
about, I made tried to make it quite clear that I only think I knew
approximately what I was talking about.
OK, so maybe I'm just a big fat liar. I am sure that I offered everyone
who was upstairs at that moment some tea, and I'm also positive that I
got some replies, both positive and negative, and furthermore I'm sure
that I drank some tea and so did Matthias, and probably Steve Rice, and
maybe even one or two others - there were quite a few cups in the dish
drainer after everyone had gone - but I'm not sure that Kim was even in
the room at that time. I just thought it would make a funny story, and
I didn't think anybody was going to bust my chops about it. I don't
even know if it was actually herbal tea that we were drinking - it was a
sampler box that my mom had brought me during a visit, and I just
grabbed the packs out without looking. It may even have been fruit tea,
for all I know. But I do remember very clearly that Kim didn't drink
any of the tea, herbal or not, because I considered offering him some
whiskey instead but I didn't want to offend him that morning with a
tumbler of Kentucky bourbon aged only nine years, knowing good and well
from past discussions in this forum that he prefers 'whiskys' from your
general neighborhood, so there. :)
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From: "Steve Lawson" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2002 10:30 PM
Subject: Kim's taste in tea?
> >I'll vouch for that. Matthias and I and Steve Rice were drinking
> >the morning after Loopstock, and when I offered Kim a cup, he sternly
> >refused. "No thanks" is what I think he said.
> you 'think' that's what he said???? this is going in the archives and
> dare to post such spurious unsubstantiated stuff about
> he-who-must-be-obeyed???? If I was Kim I'd have my lawyers onto you by
> now... and I thought the British tabloid press were bad for
> (who is rather partial to a fruit tea now and then)
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