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Remember that the Yanks' spelling is atrocious
and they do not really speak English, for example,
"colour" and "centre", so they may be excused
for their bad spelling of, "antennae".

However, there is no cause for we Brits to
take on board crass Americanisms.

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On 27/07/17 15:44, Gareth's Downstairs Computer wrote:
Remember that the Yanks' spelling is atrocious
and they do not really speak English, for example,
"colour" and "centre", so they may be excused
for their bad spelling of, "antennae".

However, there is no cause for we Brits to
take on board crass Americanisms.

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Gareth , Amateur Radio is an international hobby;
it is NOT a Brexit issue.

Frank , GM0CSZ
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On 27/07/2017 16:30, highlandham wrote:
On 27/07/17 15:44, Gareth's Downstairs Computer wrote:
Remember that the Yanks' spelling is atrocious
and they do not really speak English, for example,
"colour" and "centre", so they may be excused
for their bad spelling of, "antennae".

However, there is no cause for we Brits to
take on board crass Americanisms.

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Gareth , Amateur Radio is an international hobby;


It's not a hobby, it's a technical pursuit which drove
many of us to pursue electronics as a career.

it is NOT a Brexit issue.


Straw Man.


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On Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:30:09 +0100
highlandham wrote:

On 27/07/17 15:44, Gareth's Downstairs Computer wrote:
Remember that the Yanks' spelling is atrocious
and they do not really speak English, for example,
"colour" and "centre", so they may be excused
for their bad spelling of, "antennae".

However, there is no cause for we Brits to
take on board crass Americanisms.

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Gareth , Amateur Radio is an international hobby;
it is NOT a Brexit issue.



Gareth's bean off his trolling for a while - I think it's nice to see
him back enjoying his hobby again.



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In message , Bernie
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On Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:30:09 +0100
highlandham wrote:

On 27/07/17 15:44, Gareth's Downstairs Computer wrote:
Remember that the Yanks' spelling is atrocious
and they do not really speak English, for example,
"colour" and "centre", so they may be excused
for their bad spelling of, "antennae".

However, there is no cause for we Brits to
take on board crass Americanisms.

===================
Gareth , Amateur Radio is an international hobby;
it is NOT a Brexit issue.



Gareth's bean off his trolling for a while - I think it's nice to see
him back enjoying his hobby again.


At first I read this as "Gareth's bean off his trolley for a while".




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In rec.radio.amateur.antenna Gareth's Downstairs Computer wrote:
Remember that the Yanks' spelling is atrocious
and they do not really speak English, for example,
"colour" and "centre", so they may be excused
for their bad spelling of, "antennae".

However, there is no cause for we Brits to
take on board crass Americanisms.


The dictionary is the authority on the correct spelling of words and both
US and UK dictionaries show "antennas" to be a correct spelling.

Grow up and get over it.


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On 27/07/2017 17:01, Ian Jackson wrote:

At first I read this as "Gareth's bean off his trolley for a while".


Which is the correct interpretation of the facts.

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