Re: Scouts Australia
Hilding Holroyd (hilding@CATFISH.OCPT.CCUR.COM)
Fri, 2 Jul 1993 11:26:27 -0500
> > We have a policy in our troop that if the boy wants to wear a hat, it
> > must be BSA. My son got around this to wear the hat I bought him.
> > "It is BSA" he said. "Boy Scouts Australia, you didn't say American." -)
> Hate to rain on your parade but Australia has not officially used that name
> since 1976 when Scouts Canada and The Australian Scout Association (also
> called Scouts Australia) dropped the word Boy from our titles.
> Anyways, accommidation to your son for his creativity but (buzzer rings)
> wrong, thanks for playing
> Robert Craig
> Ottawa, Canada
Robert, I stand corrected. Just my typical yankee ignorance about how things
are done in other countries. My apologies. The Aussie hats still look better
than our baseball caps, though.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City