gah! I hate the new string syntax

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 9 14:43:19 CET 2001


"Steve Holden" <sholden at holdenweb.com> wrote in message
news:BcCp6.37817$1D5.1582482 at e420r-atl1.usenetserver.com...
    [snip]
> > | > What about one who is both English and Scots, yet never set foot on
> > | > that island ;-)?
    [snip]
> Either you were born in England, or you were born in Scotland, or you are
> neither English nor a Scot. Part-either-or-both, maybe, but not fully

Wrong!  You're talking about people whose seafaring skills and
traditions are (deservedly) legendary.  It's perfectly acceptable
for either an English or a Scot to be born aboard a ship...!!!


Alex






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