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Re: a dumb query? pls humor me

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Ron Johnson wrote:
> 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
>>>>>> <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> On Sun, 25 Feb 2007 15:09:40 -0500 Michael Pobega
>>>>>>> <pobega@gmail.com> 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.

Yes, that I will give you.  I am an American citizen as well, and I know
for sure that the founding of Jamestown and the struggles of the
Pilgrims at least _were_ taught in school.  I can't say what is taught
in today's schools.  My kids go to Dutch schools.

I think after reviewing your post I see some humor in it.

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