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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.
[ Excess quotations omitted. ]
>>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!
? You did it right that time. I collect all kinds of timeline items.
I'm simply trying to encourage Sinclair and Scottish ones in particular.
It's always a good day, here on the list.
At least, it's always day where some list member is.
>Perth, Western Australia
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