From: "John Jardine"
Subject: Re: Papers [How did we get here from 100R ?]
Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2002 15:08:26 -0000
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Michael A. Terrell wrote in message
> CBFalconer wrote:
> My mail is usually picked up within 2 minutes of the delivery for
> just that reason. The box is at the end of my driveway and if I don't
> hear the mail truck, my retired father sees it, and goes to get it.
> The last place I lived you had to watch your mailbox because the
> rednecks would get drunk on Friday and Saturday night, then drive along
> country roads with a baseball bat smashing every mailbox in sight.
> My mailbox was too far off the road for them to get without hitting a
> power pole, or I would have built a custom inner liner out of 1/8" steel
> plate for the top, bottom, and door. Let one of the morons hit that,
> and he would probably break his wrist! :)
> Michael A. Terrell
> Central Florida
These "Rednecks" I often read about. Do they regard themselves as that?, or
are they just what I'd (in UK) generically know as 'scumbags' 'twats' and
'wankers'. E.g aggressive, uneducated rubbish?.