OT - "FedEx is closely monitoring ... solar eclipse ..."

mike wilson m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com
Sat Aug 19 03:25:38 EDT 2017


> On 18 August 2017 at 20:14 Bob W-PDML <pdml at web-options.com> wrote:
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> 
> Well, it's Apocalypse Week on the BBC:
> http://www.bbc.com/future/columns/apocalypse-week
> 
> And that makes me suspect that the real reason for Steve Bannon's leaving the
> White House at this precise moment is that he's been summoned back down to
> Hell to help Satan and the other demons toss souls into the fiery pit with
> gleeful abandon.
> 
> bodley30.bodley.ox.ac.uk:8180/luna/servlet/detail/ODLodl~1~1~39166~109061:Livre-de-la-Vigne-nostre-Seigneur-?qvq=q:%3D%22Livre%2Bde%2Bla%2BVigne%2Bnostre%2BSeigneur.%22;lc:ODLodl~29~29,ODLodl~7~7,ODLodl~6~6,ODLodl~14~14,ODLodl~8~8,ODLodl~23~23,ODLodl~1~1,ODLodl~24~24&mi=1&trs=71%23

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> 
> On 18 Aug 2017, at 19:47, Igor PDML-StR
> <pdmlstr at komkon.org<mailto:pdmlstr at komkon.org>> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> I just got a notification from FedEx (I have an account with them, so, I get
> some "Service Alert"s. This one got me smiling.
> 
> Quote:
> 
> "FedEx is closely monitoring potential effects of the total solar eclipse on
> Monday, August 21, 2017. Our first priority is the safety and well-being of
> our team members, and we will implement contingency plans as necessary. Events
> of this nature often cause pickup and delivery delays and disruptions for
> FedEx customers. FedEx is prepared to provide service to the best of its
> ability."
> 
> 
> Ghm... Is that about the traffic and the crowds, or about the 2.5 minutes of
> darkness?
> 
> And another thought: "events of this NATURE"...
> Can we pick a different Nature? The one where solar eclipses last longer?
> And not that far from home? And with all 7 moons? ;-)
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Igor




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