1. A frustration this writer has never personally felt, but to each his own.
2. The writer has no holdings in any stocks mentioned in this column.
3. So maybe the letter writer was on vacation at the time.
4. I think every writer has similar experiences.
5. Staff writer Laura King in Cairo contributed to this report.
6. As a writer, I concentrate for a living.
7. Before becoming a writer, he worked in the corporate sector for 10 years.