In case you haven't noticed, I'm new to this group and newsgroups in
general. What is the point of a troll? Are they trying to build a thread
to collect email addresses or just someone with nothing better to do?
<<That's exactly what I ask my wife (about another person), she keeps
Martha this Martha that, so I ask her Martha who?>>
Except that Norm is known for wearing plaid. Martha is wearing stripes.
To e-mail, replace "bucketofspam" with "dleegordon"
Others have pointed out Norm Abrams TV shows, web site, etc. However, to read
between the line of your question - in this group Norm is alluded to (by calling
someone a "Normite") as the promoter of any and all power tools as the best way
to work wood. A person of an opposite persuasion - i.e. one who prefers hand
tools - can be referred to as a "Neander". There is, of course, also a middle
Sometimes I wonder if Mr. Underhill is silently sponsored by the power tool
companies to remind us how much grunting, sweating and swearing is saved by
using their tools rather than the old way.
Go carbide go!
About the time I had mastered getting the toothpaste back in the tube, then
On 18 Jan 2005 09:09:34 GMT, the inscrutable
firstname.lastname@example.org (Charlie Self) spake:
I bought a special treat for my mother who turns 80 this month.
It's a silver Yin/Yang pierced-navel jewelry piece. It ought
to be a hit in her retirement home. (No, she doesn't even have
pierced ears.) <bseg>
Thankfully, Charlie, they are a mite young for those. (Four years old
last month and six years old next week.) I can just imagine my middle son
and his wife if either of them every got an eyebrow ring when they are a
bit older. They would totally freak. LOL
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