This was in 'No' way meant to hurt you, Hope. Nor was the previous in which you refer.
I too have a very sensitive side and would let anyone know, but he was not striking out with any intent to harm.
He was being jovial and entertaining and this is how it was meant.
Now, I know I will be eaten alive by anyone with negative thoughts for my defense in this matter, please don't bother.
There was no personal intent. It's only words and fun, in a chat board area.
It's all in the interpertation .......
Our snow is deeper than the sand !