The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #16744   Message #158190
Posted By: bbelle
04-Jan-00 - 11:27 PM
Thread Name: Creative group
Subject: RE: Creative group
Sorry, harpgirl, but the word "lurk" is offensive. The definition(s), according to Mr. Webster, are as follows:

1.To lie in wait, as in ambush. 2.To move furtively; sneak.

"Observer" would be the more appropriate word as it applies to those new to the mudcat, who may be intimidated, at first.