[AMRadio] Re: Looking for BC-342N

W5OMR/Geoff w5omr at satx.rr.com
Wed Jul 12 05:50:01 EDT 2006

----- Original Message ----- From: "W5OMR/Geoff" <w5omr at satx.rr.com>

> To: "david knepper" <collinsradio at adelphia.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 8:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: Looking for BC-342N
>> david knepper wrote:
>>> Can you please tell me what is so important in your message/email to 
>>> warrant it being sent to everyone who is a subscriber to this mail 
>>> list.
>>> Quite frankly, your message is a screed.
>> Don't like the QSO?  Swish the vfo.
>> Before you go, though.. would you please define "screed"?
>> Never mind.  I'll look it up m'self.
>> Ah, here we go...
>> Webster defines it as:
>> _____________________________
>> screed One entry found for *screed*.
>> Main Entry: *screed*
>> Pronunciation: 'skrEd
>> Function: /noun/
>> Etymology: Middle English /screde/ fragment, alteration of Old 
>> English /scrEade/ -- more at SHRED 
>> <http://www.webster.com/dictionary/shred>
>> *1 a* *:* a lengthy discourse *b* *:* an informal piece of writing 
>> (as a personal letter)
>> *2* *:* a strip (as of a plaster of the thickness planned for the 
>> coat) laid on as a guide
>> *3* *:* a leveling device drawn over freshly poured concrete
>> _____________________________
>> So, my message, you're saying, is a lengthy discourse, or an informal 
>> peice of writing?  I suppose that's true.
>> Let's not forget, we're -amatuers-.  We are -not- professionals.  I'm 
>> sorry you don't think my message meets your standards, but Brian is 
>> the person who would make -that- decision, and since it was he and I 
>> in an exchange and he didn't say anything about it, I'd say he didn't 
>> have a problem with it.
>> That -you- have a problem with it doesn't mean my message was 
>> correct, either.  If I offended you in some manner, then don't read 
>> my messages in the future.
>> Unless Brian says he's got a problem with what and how I write, I'll 
>> continue in the same manner as I have now, lo these many years.
>> Thanks for playing.  Youv'e been a wonderful contestant.

david knepper wrote:

> You really don't get it - do you.  If you want to communicate via 
> email to your friend, then do it, but please keep your tripe off the 
> mail list.

You might want to read the message again, David, or are you really 
-trying- to be that 'obtuse'? 

Don't like it?  Don't read it.


Driving your AM Rig without a scope, 
is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)

73 = Best Regards,

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