what I do
ajt at uk.ac.sari.rri
Fri Sep 3 12:13:56 EST 1993
kinneya at com.dupont.dnet.esvax wrote:
: This is in response to the request from Tony Travis to post a synopsis of
: what net readers are up to.
Thanks for responding to my request, Tony. Let's have a few more
people introducing themselves.
: Required Opinion on Free Will: I must bend to the Dupontum arbitrium
: (Divine will). So must our (transgenic) plants.
: Drink of Choice: I'll share a wee dram with Dr. Travis and "...face the
: Devil" (or whatever else the evening may bring).
Sorry to disappoint you, I'm English (from Lancashire) but I love it here.
: Favorite defunct coin: Half crown (2/6d, worth about a Quarter. My
: Grandfather called the Half-Crown, refering to a much healthier-mythical
: perhaps- exchange rate, a Dollar) A tanner (sixpence, which was worth about
: a Nickel) comes in a close second.
Hmm. slightly inaccurate data: a 'dollar' is 5/- (or a crown) and the
half-crown (12.5 UK pence now) was affectionately known as 'half a
dollar' when green vegetables were not grown to fit on supermarket
shelves and (required reference to plant biology) I was studying
Agricultural Botany ...
Dr. A.J.Travis, | JANET: <ajt at uk.ac.sari.rri>
Rowett Research Institute, | other: <ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk>
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