aircraft carrier list

Owen Byrne owen@permafrost.net
Thu, 25 Apr 2002 18:50:40 -0300


Last week I was ranting about suddenly everyone on the planet using the
phrase "Deja Vu All over again", 90% of them not realizing that its a
malapropism.

Owen


----- Original Message -----
From: <Grlygrl201@aol.com>
To: <fork@xent.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2002 6:20 PM
Subject: aircraft carrier list


> with pics!
>
> http://www.hazegray.org/navhist/carriers/summary.htm
>
> (i'd heard a rumor a few years ago that china had three brand spanking new
> aircraft carriers.  it was, apparently, baseless.)
>
> a (way) bit off topic, but a few years ago i started a thread on another
list
> titled "multisyllablic uhms" to voice my irritation with the encroachment
of
> words like "basically," "actually," "apparently" into EVERY freaking
> statement i heard. "Actually, I'm fine."  "Basically, he's an asshole."
so i
> wondered then if our rapacious litigiousness  was to blame, the underlying
> fear of which forces us to qualify everything.  Even on-size t-shirts no
> longer claim to "fit all."  (imagine that lawsuit!)
>
> anways, your comments here: ___________________________
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