[nSLUG] Copper Wire...

Jack Warkentin jwark at bellaliant.net
Sun Feb 22 15:59:51 AST 2015

Hi Everybody

This was forwarded and forwarded and forwarded, ... and eventually 
arrived in my inbox. I thought it would be especially amusing to nSLUG 
and HCC members.



-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Fwd: Copper Wire...
Date: 	Sat, 21 Feb 2015 17:27:48 -0400

>   *Who knew?
>   *After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, British
>    scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 200 years and
>    came to the conclusion that **their** ancestors already had a
>    telephone network more than 150 years ago.*
>    *Not to be outdone by the Brits, in the weeks that followed, an
>     American archaeologist dug to a depth of 20 feet, and shortly
>     after, a story published in the New York Times:*
>    *"American archaeologists, finding traces of 250-year-old copper
>     wire, have concluded that **their** ancestors already had an
>     advanced high-tech communications network 50 years earlier than
>     the British".*
>    *One week later, Canadian Dept. Of Mines and Resources in
>     Newfoundland reported the following:*
>    *"After digging as deep as 30 feet in NFL Canada, Jack Lucknow,
>     a self-taught archaeologist, reported that he found absolutely
>     fuck all. Jack has therefore concluded that 250 years ago,
>     Canada had already gone wireless."*
>    *Just makes you bloody proud to be Canadian doesn't  it?**

Jack Warkentin, phone 902-404-0457, email jwark at bellaliant.net
39 Inverness Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3P 1X6

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