No, no, no, no, you've got it all wrong -- I neutered Beau, but he thinks my
wife was responsible, so please don't disabuse him of that notion!
From: Jim <email@example.com>
Cc: TR List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thursday, August 12, 1999 7:52 AM
Subject: Re: Discrimination
>So let me see now......... Beau has neutered Dave?
>It's SO hard to keep track sometimes.
>Michael Marr wrote:
>> I discussed Dave's reply with my dog, Beau, who said that, grammatically
>> speaking, the phrase should be "I could NOT give a dog's bollocks
>> He also hoped that Dave would not indeed give away any dog's bollocks,
>> having been neutered when quite young (Beau, that is), and never having
>> quite forgiven me for this...
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dave Massey <email@example.com>
>> To: TR List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Cc: Brian Johnson <email@example.com>; Phil Smith
>> Date: Wednesday, August 11, 1999 1:43 PM
>> Subject: Re: Discrimination
>> >Brian Johnson and Phil Smith write:
>> >>Don't worry Phil - to us across the pond the American way of spelling
>> >>is all wrong anyway - I'm just getting used to the 'alternative' word
>> >>set you guys use as well, I'm even calling a wing a fender sometimes,
>> >>and rocker panels really threw me for a start until I realised that
>> >>really are sills.......... just remeber when we say HOOD we really mean
>> >>the rag top that fits over your head when its rains and not the bonnet
>> >>Brian Johnson
>> >>Philip Smith wrote:
>> >>> I'm tired of being picked on due to my spell check not having a
>> >>> vocabulary. Some people are too quick to point out, that I made a
>> >>> mistake. I think that you should correct your own spelling logs,
>> >>> attacking my spelling splinters.
>> >>> God Bless
>> >>> Phil Smith
>> >>> Orthodox TR6
>> >Boys, boys, boys. That's one of the things I like most about this list
>> >subtle differences in the language. ( You say potato, I say potato) I
>> >give a dog's bollocks about which is right. Truth is both and neither
>> >They are just equally valid but different ways of conveying an idea and
>> >doing so in a variety of ways retains a freshness that is enlightening
>> >As the French say "Vive la Différence." (Of course they were refering
>> >something else all together.)
>> >Cheers and see ya.
>> >Dave Massey
>Rawchester, Neu Yawk
>1966 Spitfire MkII FC68436L (Red, what else?)