Uh oh, I’m gonna be sued…

Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

I’m Johnnie Moore, and I help people work better together

Well it had to happen. I’ve set myself up for what sounds like an intellectual property suit to make SCO-IBM look a cake walk. Gary Lawrence Murphy warns me in his comment on Do group blogs suck?:

You may think what you have posted here is a one-man show of original work, but I have news for you: These words are not original!

You see you must confess: I have a facimile reprint here on my shelf that shows quite clearly that most of the words you have used in this post were in fact prior art almost every one of them (and much of your language structure as well) previously and publically used as far back as 1585 by a London stage director and some-time poet named Bill Shakespeare. The intellectual property lawyers for Mr.Shakespeare’s estate will be contacting you shortly about his heirs’ recompense …

Lives of great men all remind us

We can make our lives sublime,

And departing leave behind us

Footprints on the sands, of time.

The blog is the thing!

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