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Re: Back to the Templars!
Just had a look at the "unattributed" portions of the Web-Site suggested by
I guess it is a compliment that someone likes your material so much that
he/she enjoys the thought of further boradcasting it and indeed, for folks
like us who are interested in the story, it is a compliment that our take on
it is being put out there by others.
But I have to say that it would have been even more of a compliment had the
owners of "jolly roger...etc" respected the author as much as the material
itself and had asked first .
Ah, John, is there no bottom?
ps I have not trimmed the message as others might like to see this smoking
----- Original Message -----
From: "John S. Quarterman" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 2:14 AM
Subject: Re: Back to the Templars!
> > What with all this talk about King Robert the Bruce, I could not resist
> > passing along this Internet site (which came to me today from another
> > as if by coincidence?).
> > http://www.skullandcrossbones.org/articles/jolly-roger.htm
> There are some interesting points in there, such as that the Templar fleet
> would have been regarded as pirates by Muslims, and later as outlaws and
> pirates by Christians.
> Also there are some, ah, curious coincidences of unattributed wording,
> such as between
> > Best Regards,
> > Jery Gibbons
> John S. Quarterman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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