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CHAT: SV: Re: CHAT: silly names, prepositions

From:Mefistofeles <mefistofeles@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 20, 2001, 18:39
My name is also David, but I usually use my nick or my initials.

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Från: David Peterson <DigitalScream@...>
Datum: den 20 mars 2001 19:10
Ämne: Re: CHAT: silly names, prepositions

>In a message dated 3/20/01 9:32:28 AM, dstokes@BLOOMINGTON.IN.US writes: > ><< But Canada is part of America, the continent that is. > >What bugs me is when people use "America" to refer to the "United >States". Probably my geology education causing me to think in terms of >land masses and not countries. But it looks like I'm fighting a losing >battle on this one, since its in common use and there's not much I can >do about it. :) > >I hope I don't insult anyone with the above. I just wanted to share my >own linguistic peculiarity, not step on toes. > >David >> > >Who is this David!??!? I thought I was the only David! Do I have to change >my name now? Oh, worry, worry... When there were four Davids in one of my >Environmental Science classes last year, I changed my name to Jenesis. >Should that awful resurface again? I think it shall. > >-Jenesis > >Since everyone has cool quotes down here: "The blue bus is calling us, driver >where you takin' us..."