Re: First Boy Scout Troop, USA
Bruce E. Cobern (bec@NYC.PIPELINE.COM)
Sat, 13 Jul 1996 01:13:38 GMT
On Jul 12, 1996 16:24:41, 'CzarCasm <stanleyb@CRL.COM>' wrote:
>On Fri, 12 Jul 1996, Bruce E. Cobern wrote:
>> Finally, the records from back then were not meticulously kept because
>of the technology of the times and
>You are saying you were pre paper and pen.... which has given us some
>excellent records from as far back as the 1400's...
>then you MUST be the oldest troop
No, I was referring to the easy methods of permanently storing (if
electrons are permanent :-) ) the data. It's not that there weren't
written records, it was that they were fragile and, more importantly, that
nobody realized that we would even care 85 years later.
>I am sorry... but this statement struck me as funny..((you must remember
>that I am also the guy who suggests cooking and eating over ripe SPL's)
>But anyway I am in the middle of getting my gear together to help lead 30
>scouts off to summer camp....leaving Sunday dawn....
Well, we leave Sunday as well, but slightly after dawn.
>btw I might not know which is oldest but I do know which is best....
Thanks, I knew you would agree. :-)
Bruce E. Cobern
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