Re: More revolting natives

2001-05-07 Thread Roger Burton West
On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 08:49:56PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: A cow-orker of mine had to be told that Spain was in Europe, not South America. Cue story about Spanish woman being turned away from the Hispanic channel at US Immigration. Roger

Re: Native Code Experts

2001-05-07 Thread Philip Newton
Piers Cawley wrote: I haven't laughed so much since Date::MMDDYY... Which, incidentally, appears to have disappeared from CPAN. At least, CPAN.pm doesn't know about it any more. And http://search.cpan.org/search?mode=modulequery=Date%3A%3AMMDDYY also says No modules found matching Date::MMDDYY.

Re: More revolting natives

2001-05-07 Thread Chris Benson
On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 08:49:56PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: Saturday, May 05, 2001, 5:33:47 AM, Brad Bowman wrote: BB An Irish friend once had trouble convincing a Mid-Westerner BB that Ireland was a country in Europe not a State near the BB Canadian border. A cow-orker of mine had to

Re: More revolting natives

2001-05-07 Thread Matthew Robinson
On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 08:49:56PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: Saturday, May 05, 2001, 5:33:47 AM, Brad Bowman wrote: BB An Irish friend once had trouble convincing a Mid-Westerner BB that Ireland was a country in Europe not a State near the BB Canadian border. A cow-orker of mine

Re: More revolting natives

2001-05-07 Thread David H. Adler
On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 12:08:59PM +0100, Matthew Robinson wrote: On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 08:49:56PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote: Saturday, May 05, 2001, 5:33:47 AM, Brad Bowman wrote: Mmmm, what if these Yanks are masters of windup ... and think *we* don't have a sense of humour?