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: Well Bill, winter has been the traditional time of year for kickin'
: back and yakkin'.
: This thread be yakkin'. :D

: Mike Savage
: South West Cork

During an economic downturn governments usually tighten the purse strings. have always thought that would be the best time to upgrade and make improvements, providing work instead of unemployment handouts and improving the infrastructure ready for a fast and efficient takeoff when things start to recover. This seems to be what has happened in Canada, and it will be interesting to see how it works.

There's probably no better time for the US to go metric. It's not about being arrogant, it's about other folk being able to work with your stuff - makes it a lot easier to sell!

Bill: glad you're enjoying the weather! The snowblower was invented by Arthur Sicard, a Canadian BTW! Bend an elbow and remember his name. Bet he died poor: of course it takes an American to make a profit out of it ... Sometimes I get the impression everything was invented by a Canadian, back in the 50's and 60's the Russians were claiming to have invented everything, but these days it's the Canucks.

Speaking of Canadians, it seems everyone in Hollywood is from Canada. God, I hope they all don't come home! I like this place half-empy, just the way it is!

Mike: you bet we're yakkin' but it ain't with a paddle like it should be ... am I the only one trying to build a boat?

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