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Re: honor without prophets

To: Denise Thorpe <>
Subject: Re: honor without prophets
From: "W. R. Gibbons" <>
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 1995 16:37:20 -0500 (EST)
On Wed, 27 Dec 1995, Denise Thorpe wrote:

> religious superstitions (e.g., Lucas as the devil).  This has created a new 
> priesthood: the MG mechanic.  How many times have you called in your MG
> mechanic to exorcise the demons from your car?  How often do you quote
> your MG mechanic as if you're quoting a prophet?  In contrast, how often
> do you quote your Honda mechanic?
> Since I'm the only female professional MG (ex) mechanic I've ever heard 
> of, I elect myself high priestess.  When everyone's done bowing and 
> scraping, my car needs to be washed and waxed.

Denise, you have never said what you do now.  I figure having made MGs
run, and given that you must have some connection to computers, the next
logical step would be tech support for CP/M-80.  How close am I? 
CP/M is to Windows95 as MGB is to Lincoln Town Car with fake convertible 
Ray "I hate to click on things" Gibbons
P.S.  Having most of the documentation internal to a program seems like a
brilliant idea, until your problem is that the program won't start.  
I am about to dig out my old Northstar Advantage and restore it.  
    Ray Gibbons  Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
                 Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
         (802) 656-8910

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