[LINK] German police drop iBook power rustling charge
hartr at interweft.com.au
Sun Feb 29 14:25:15 EST 2004
On Sat, 2004-02-28 at 20:52, Ivan Trundle wrote:
> On 28/02/2004, at 8:15 PM, Chirgwin, Richard wrote:
> > Viv, that is truly brilliant. Get the patent quick...
> Not that brilliant, guys - have none of you spent time in Britain?
> Coin-operated electricity has been around for yonks (refer to early
> Goon shows for verification, but you only have to spend some time in a
> London bedsit to understand the value in having plenty of 50p pieces on
50p and Goon Shows...you are being truly anachronistic my friend! The
Goons never used decimal currency!!!
My first bedsit (in Exeter) took one shilling pieces and florins (aka 2
bob bits) for both gas and electric.
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