Ain't that the truth!
Originally Posted by G8ADD
If you have to worry about the cost of HF e-mail, you can't afford the boat.
CW: The mode that accomplishes the most with the least circuitry, the least spectrum, and the least power.
What hath God wrought?
He hath wrought that pounding brass still kicks .- ... ...
I always use " I could care less"
It implies that actually I could care less.
but it would take some effort to care "less" and you are really not worth the effort..
"I could'nt care less" is just too easy straight to the bottom rung..
I know I am guilty of some of this , as are others .
When I look at a post , it is obvious to pick out weather someone is making an attempt at trying to communicate with proper English , grammar , punctuation & spelling .
It is easy to gloss over some mistakes for me , but when some one makes no attempt to make their writing easy to read and understand , I just pass .
Hay some of the complaints here have no CAPs .
Here is a good email about what nobody has brought up yet .
In this world of hi-tech gadgetry I've noticed that more and more people who
send text messages and emails have long forgotten the "art" of
Those of you who fall into this world, please take note of the statement
below. I cannot stress enough how grammar is very important to it.
Capitalization is the difference between helping your Uncle Jack off a horse
and helping your uncle jack off a horse.
Is everybody clear on that?
I blame it all in my pencil / keyboard !
"You can get anything you want at Alice's Restaurant."-Arlo Guthrie
"Shut up , kid ." - Officer Obie
One day there was a knock on the Pearly Gates. Saint Peter callled out, "Who's there?"
"It is I," came the answer. And Saint Peter replied, "Go away. We have enough English teachers in here already."
in certain parts of the country they substitute "them as" or "them what"
One that I constantly have to look out for, is the use of "that" instead of "who". I believe it is correct to say, "people who" but not to say, "people that". Things are "that", such as "Things that go 'bump' in the night!" "People who live in glass houses. . . ." etc.
them as has them ham radios...
An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head. Eric Hoffer
Any religion that endorses violence is incapable of delivering spiritual enlightenment. Pat Condell
your failure to comprehend does not compel me to explain.
Wise people talk because they have something to say. Fools talk because they have to say something.
Expect to get half of what you earn, a quarter of what is your due, and none of what you have lent, and you will be near the mark.
I'm old, and old school. If I want to make friends I will hang around a diner and smile a lot. Spare me the friends request nonsense, please.
RB just trying to keep some fun in the game .
Yeah, but if that family gave the pate of cookies to my wife, then how am I (or me) getting any? Somebody had better pony up another plate of cookies for me is all I'm saying.
Originally Posted by WF7A
No. MY steak! Let my wife order her own. And I'm still waiting on those cookies!
42 years in Amateur Radio