From: Ian Dalziel on 21 Aug 2006 15:05
On Mon, 21 Aug 2006 18:34:27 +0100, "Morris Finsbury"
>Because we have such wonderful schools, a fantastic health service, the best
>policemen in the world, fantastic weather, great drivers on the roards and
>an almost lemony freshness.
Dangerous roads, though.
From: Ian Dalziel on 21 Aug 2006 15:19
On Mon, 21 Aug 2006 19:54:34 +0100, "Richard Brookman"
>Ivor Jones wrote:
>|| "mattic" <this(a)wontwork.com> wrote in message
>||| "Ivor Jones" <ivor(a)despammed.invalid> wrote in message
>|||| It is perfectly possible to live in Europe without
>|||| being a European.
>||| Will you concede that, in some circumstances, a simple
>||| geographical description, for instance, the description
>||| of European describes everyone who lives in Europe?
>|| Yes, if the person concerned agrees.
>|| Otherwise, no.
>Got it! I've had a quotation in my mind ever since I started reading this
>From "Through The Looking-Glass", Lewis Carroll:
>'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, 'it means
>just what I choose it to mean -- neither more nor less.'
>'The question is,' said Alice, 'whether you can make words mean so many
>'The question is,' said Humpty Dumpty, 'which is to be master -- that's
A Daniel come to judgement.
From: PC Paul on 21 Aug 2006 16:04
> Alex Heney (me8(a)privacy.net) gurgled happily, sounding much like they
> were saying :
>> You can be a native of anything that is defined as a place.
> Quite. Just ask any proud Yorkshireman, Cornishman or Geordie.
See! It's true even if it's not much of a place...
From: Alex Heney on 21 Aug 2006 18:39
On Mon, 21 Aug 2006 20:05:16 +0100, Ian Dalziel
>On Mon, 21 Aug 2006 18:34:27 +0100, "Morris Finsbury"
>>Because we have such wonderful schools, a fantastic health service, the best
>>policemen in the world, fantastic weather, great drivers on the roards and
>>an almost lemony freshness.
>Dangerous roads, though.
Not when compared to any other country in the world.
Alex Heney, Global Villager
Jealousy is all the fun you think they have.
To reply by email, my address is alexATheneyDOTplusDOTcom
From: Rob Morley on 21 Aug 2006 19:48
In article <4kt2fvFdk8l3U1(a)individual.net>
Ivor Jones <ivor(a)despammed.invalid> wrote:
> "Rob Morley" <nospam(a)ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> > I find it insulting that you find it insulting to be told
> > that you're a European.
> That doesn't make any sense.
Maybe not to you, but that's irrelevant.
> besides, it's your problem. I was insulted
No, it's your lack of consideration for others that is causing a