In a message dated 6/15/01 8:38:40 PM, [log in to unmask] writes:

<< people and me feel unpleasent with this common way of interrogation.

some dodge this with introducing their question "tell me..." or "my

question is.."

and its much more agreeable and less annoying. >>

    Why would one be frightened and/or annoyed at a question?  Maybe you just
hang around with a jumpy group of people.