Yes, slightly cruel I thought.
But, as I've said before emails are like notes on food in fridges -
often posted in haste and liable to be misinterpreted or to cause offense!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Burns" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 9:32 AM
Subject: Re: dendro date -Replyrob
> Although the British Isles are in general terms part of Europe most people
> who are travelling to France, Germany, etc. say 'we are going to europe'
> I have interpreted what Gill has said as such.
> Is it just me or have a number of contributors to this list become more
> pedantic or has it nor to do with the time of year. My belief of
> as always been one that no matter what the question is we should respond
> manner which is factual and educationally correct, being pedantic is not.
> This will only lead to people moving away from this discipline and/or this