I thought this was a Classic bike list and that totally OT, sarcastic,
mildly offensive, and poorly researched (we stopped paying the poll tax
years ago) comments such as these were not acceptable or has Dale written a
new set of rules?
> From: Garrison Hilliard <email@example.com>
> Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2001 14:05:55 -0800 (PST)
> To: Hugh Thornton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [CR]Re: VAT and other evils (OT)
> On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Hugh Thornton wrote:
>> ripped off at the 17.5% rate that the Brits do. But the Brits will put up
>> with anything and pride themselves on their stoicism.
> Including the Poll Tax and TV Permits!
> p.s. Really, folks... don't you miss the Empire?
Bob Reid Stonehaven Scotland (where the word "brit" is reserved for Geri Haliwell types, newspapers and magazines with as much intelligent content as the National Enquirer, and by people with no sense of national identity)