From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Sat May 31 2003 - 13:40:37 EDT
Marion Gunn scripsit:
> Ulster has 9 counties (3 south of NI's border, 6 north): I must ask if JC
> is personally proposing to reduce Ulster to 2/3, expressing a radically
> new USA policy, or broadcasting for Reuters (some of us lay odds on the 3rd
No, no, and no. I was using the term in a loose and conventional fashion
to refer to the portion of the U.K. on the island of Ireland, as many
people do, and as you knew perfectly well.
As for my employer, why don't you drop the letter "E" from your company
name, since it raises expectations that are no longer justified?
-- But that, he realized, was a foolish John Cowan thought; as no one knew better than he firstname.lastname@example.org that the Wall had no other side. http://www.ccil.org/~cowan --Arthur C. Clarke, "The Wall of Darkness"
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