From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 28 Feb 2009

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    Even funnier: my students frequently address me as "Mr. T."

    And I don't look a thing like B.A. Barracus, either. For one thing, I'm taller. For another, I'm slightly paler than the polar ice cap.

    So in our recent back-and-forth over the poor benight Bloom and his canon, we had "Mr. T." facing off with "MRT."

    Struck me as quite funny at the moment.

    On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 4:35 PM, jacquesdebierue

    > --- In <>,
    > "Jeff Vorzimmer" <jvorzimmer@...>
    > wrote:
    > >
    > > I'm seeing more and more people referring to our moderator, Mario as
    > MRT. I think it's a little tongue-in-cheek. Yes, I know he signs his
    > emails that way, but I always see it as Mr.T and rather than
    > envisioning Mario I see a big black dude with lots of gold chains.
    > >
    > Hell, somebody finally got the joke... I don't even wear an earring,
    > no piercings or tattoos... I feel naked, folks.
    > Best,
    > mrT

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