scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: 100 scouts
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG
Mon Nov 01 1999 - 20:51:36 CST
On Mon, 1 Nov 1999, Bruce E. Cobern wrote:
> > From: Scouts-L Youth Group List [mailto:Scouts-L@listserv.tcu.edu]On
> > Behalf Of Cheryl Singhal
> > Sent: Monday, November 01, 1999 1:55 PM
> > On Mon, 1 Nov 1999, (MAJ) Mike Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle) wrote:
> > > Commissioner sessions at Philmont's Training Center also confirm that they
> > > were told the "percentage" is "closer to 4 percent".
> > >
> > > The Eagle Scout Service says it's 3.89 percent in 1997.
> > Ummm, Mike? If Eagle picked up 2 of the 100, who lost 'em?
> The list isn't a list of mutually exclusive traits that add up to 100, so just
> because one item goes up doesn't mean that some other item has to go down.
Well, Bruce and Dave agree, so maybe I'm wrong, but when I've read that
list and counted it before, there were always 100.