From Horse Guards to Helmand
supera1000 at fastmail.fm
Wed Apr 27 03:50:09 EDT 2011
On Wed, 27 Apr 2011 08:25 +0100, "Bob W" <pdml at web-options.com> wrote:
> > I would appreciate it very much if we could avoid posts about the
> > "royal" wedding.
> > Dan
> see what you started?
> Besides, it wasn't a post about the royal wedding, which bores me as much
> it bores anyone, it was a post about an interesting photo essay, with a
> little personal historical note.
> Anyway, here's a suggestion. Why don't we start up a database about the
> subjects that each PDMLer doesn't want to appear on this list, along with
> the subjects that might tangentially remind them of those subjects? Igor
> Doug will happily host it. Then, before posting anything to the list,
> PDMLer checks all of the undesirable subjects in the database and deletes
> their draft post before sending it.
> Just to get things going, I'll start. Subject 1: anti-British snide.
> 2: "Ruthenian" ancestry.
> Feel better?
3. Any posts dealing with how wonderful the K-5 is.
(at least until I get one, at which time the embargo can be lifted...)
(who is not so much bored by the royal wedding but by the media frenzy
Western Sydney Australia
> > On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Bob W <pdml at web-options.com> wrote:
> > > Quite an interesting photo essay with sound on the BBC website about
> > the
> > > Household Cavalry, who will be strutting their stuff on Friday:
> > >
> > > <http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13192038>
> > >
> > > My father (RAF) marched in the Coronation parade in 1952, and spent
> > the
> > > night in the police cells sobering up - so many people bought him
> > drinks
> > > afterwards while he was still in uniform.
> > >
> > > B
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