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Re: n00b questions about ipods and linux (fedora 6 and 7)



On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 01:15 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 13 January 2008, Craig White wrote:
> >On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 13:49 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> >> Craig White wrote:
> >> > On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 00:40 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >> >> On Sunday 13 January 2008, Craig White wrote:
> >> >>> On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 00:19 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >> >>>> On Saturday 12 January 2008, Craig White wrote:
> >> >>>>>>> That's sort of like Starbucks using treated effluent to brew a
> >> >>>>>>> Caramel Macchiato.
> >> >>>>>>
> >> >>>>>> By golly, he does have a sense of humor!
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>> ----
> >> >>>>> ssshhhh - don't let on
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>> Craig
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> What are you doing then, a Stonewall Jackson imitation?  You forget,
> >> >>>> I'm smack dab in the middle of his old stomping grounds, with a
> >> >>>> statue of him on the courthouse lawn.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> ----
> >> >>> OK - quick and without looking at any pictures...how many of the
> >> >>> horses legs from the statue are on the ground?
> >> >>
> >> >> 3 I believe.
> >> >
> >> > ----
> >> > wikipedia.org shows all 4
> >> >
> >> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonewall_Jackson
> >> >
> >> > but I bet you'll look the next time you drive by the statue
> >>
> >> Do you think there may be more than one statue?
> >
> >----
> >of course...and the one pictured is in Manassas which I gather is not
> >the one that Gene is referring to.
> 
> No, never saw that one except for the wikipedia article.
> 
> >There is a custom that you aren't aware of, that the statue of a
> >soldier, the number of feet/legs on the ground tells how he died but
> >it's a fuzzy rule at best...
> >
> >http://www.snopes.com/military/statue.asp
> >
> >Little trivia that your corner of the blue marble might have missed
> 
> Which is why I said 3, cuz he died of a wound taken in battle that took off 
> his left arm.  Took about 3 or 4 days I assume, sepsis.
----
Link above suggests pneumonia, but yes, he was shot by friendly fire,
cause amputation of his left arm and ended up dying a few days later...

Craig


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