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Re: Sinclair Dates
At 02:26 PM 08/08/02 -0500, John Q wrote:
>>1821: Missouri, the Show Me State, became the 24th state of the
>> Union. (I'd appreciate someone explaining to a dumb Aussie
>> what that terminology above means! - Ian)
>The Union referred to is the United States of America.
>Several methods of joining are possible; I don't recall which one Missouri
>The Show Me State refers to how people from Missouri are supposedly
>hard-headed and practical.
It was actually just the "Show Me" part I needed an explanation for - sorry
for not being specific enough there! Thanks for that anyway!
>References are good. We may be overusing this one; at some point
>we'll be beyond fair use.
>Also, the most interesting items to this list
>are probably ones that are Sinclair or Scottish related.
- and there again, my intention was to send it directly to you John, to
enable you to first sift through what I'd presented and cull if necessary.
So I went and sent it directly to the list - not a good day for me was it?
I'll get it right next time!
Perth, Western Australia
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