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Re: Hello/now vegetables/MD


LOL!
ahem......seriously...I'm sure this was a very important issue in the 60's,
Jim, since there wasn't much else going on to protest against.

Kitty


> [Original Message]
> From: James R. Fisher <garrideb@well.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 3/22/2003 1:26:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hello/now vegetables/MD
>
> Marge Talt wrote:
> >>From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
> >>I graduated in 1979. Haven't seen it since then. Yes - very
> > 
> >>Good school - 12th oldest in the country. Are the diplomas still in
> >>Latin?? (I'm looking at mine on the wall in here) expensive
> Have no idea about the
> > Latin...now you mention it, don't know as I ever got a good look at
> > that diploma other than in a rolled up state with a ribbon around it,
> > clutched in the hand of the graduate:-)
> > 
> > It was expensive and probably is more now:-)  But, as you say, a good
> > school and one of the oldest.  Also a small school, which I think a
> > good thing from a learning standpoint.  All in all, we were quite
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> That brings to mind my experience with Latin diplomas. After having
> given out diplomas in Latin for 300+ years, my school chose 1962 (my
> year) to switch to English. That led to the famed 'Diploma Riots';
> we had latin orations condeming the changs on the steps of Widener
> Library, and I got my first and only taste of tear gas...
> -jrf
> -- 
> Jim Fisher
> Vienna, Virginia USA
> 38.9 N 77.2 W
> USDA Zone 7
> Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]
>
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