Archive for January, 2007

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EDUCATIONAL QUIZ……History, Paris mail

During the siege of Paris in 1871, how were large quantities of mail transported?

Survive the ice?

Just curious if MRambler made it through the ice with his computer intact.? Haven’t heard a peep or boo out of him here at MRC since the storm(s). Has anyone seen him? Should we form a search party?


The unit of result in estimating work done by machinery is called?????

Frampton Comes Alive?

PBS is showing a 2 part Peter Frampton concert tonight & tomorrow night. Don’t know that I can get used to seeing almost bald Frampton singing “Show Me the Way”. The shots I’ve seen of him of late, he looks more dead than alive. Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really […]


Why is it customary “To Kiss The Popes drugstore Toe” and not his hand, as it once was.

Fire and Ice…..

I know I’ve said this before, but anyone out there who doesn’t live in Oklahoma that wants to switch living places with me, just let me know…… The last two days we have had sustained winds from 30 mph to 50 mph with temps in the 50’s and 60’s causing numerous wildfires….. Tomorrow a major […]

Apple versus Apple

Weren’t we discussing here sometime back the legalcrappola between Apple Computer and Apple Records? Well, yet another confluence of the two just today, this time related to the announcement of Apple’s new mobile phone/device/thingy: ‘Jobs demonstrated the phone’s music capabilities by playing “Lovely Rita, Meter Maid”, from the Beatles’ “Sergeant Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band”.’ […]


What is the original meaning of “Fancy Free” and it’s opposite “Fancy Sick”?

Happy New Year!…….

Somehow made it to 2007…… Hope everybody survived all the New Year celebrations and are recovering on this, the first day of the New Year…… I’m starting out with a new hard drive in my computer installed by none other than Jek, who was in for the holidays, got stranded a couple of extra days […]