Re: a dumb query? pls humor me
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 06:01:06PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
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> On 02/25/07 17:37, Joe Hart wrote:
> > Ron Johnson wrote:
> >> On 02/25/07 16:55, Joe Hart wrote:
> >>> Ron Johnson wrote:
> >>>> On 02/25/07 16:04, John K Masters wrote:
> >>>>> On Sun, 25 Feb 2007 23:40:57 +0200 Andrei Popescu
> >>>>> <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>>>>> On Sun, 25 Feb 2007 15:09:40 -0500 Michael Pobega
> >>>>>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> [snip]
> >>>> Those damned Brits can't even get the gallon correct!!!
> >>> Might you not have that a bit backwards? The Brits were
> >>> around long before the Americans, and have not changed their
> >>> system. Well, they did change their monetary system, so
> >>> normal people could count money. Please don't think that the
> >>> United States of America is the whole world, or has a right
> >>> to tell the rest of the world what to do.
> >> That whistling noise is the joke flying over your head.
> > You're right. I don't get it.
> Every American *citizen* (I know, I know, some sincere fool is going
> to pipe up and say that a 4 year old American citizen doesn't know
> which came first) knows that the UK came before the USA.
A four year old American citizen doesn't know which came first.
...Sorry, I couldn't resist.