Subject: Re: The need for a well rounded education
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 21:54:49 +0800
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On Fri, 20 Dec 2002 19:50:38 +1100, "Trevor Wilson"
>"John Woodgate" wrote in message
>> I read in sci.electronics.design that Trevor Wilson
>> wrote (in <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> snet.com.au>) about 'The need for a well rounded education', on Fri, 20
>> Dec 2002:
>> I wrote
>> >> (Well, he shouldn't post about 'bloody Poms!)
>> >**Why not?
>> Because there isn't an equally terse term of endearment that the Poms
>> can use in reply. References to handcuffs are mostly visual or take too
>> many words. (;-)
>**Jeez. That's not our fault.
I could never understand that us (ex)Brits are referred to as Poms
while in reality it's (some of) the Aussies that are decended from the
It must be something to do with the colonial humour?
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