The devil is and always has been a gentleman.
Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.
No matter how well you know the rules of netiquette, you will eventually offend someone who doesn't.
The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork - Oscar Wilde
(October 16, 1854 - November 30, 1900)
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
I think it's very unlikely Alliance & Leicester will be around as an independent entity in five years time; it's a question of at what price and when, and there's a lot of bid speculation in the (share) price at the moment.
Do not try to live forever. You will not succeed.
George Bernard Shaw