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RE: Lone Ranger


Vin Scully a dimwit?! Millions of outraged Angelenos are calling curses
upon your head.
But actually I don't think he meant to say he considered himself an
intellectual. It was supposed to be funny.

Cyndi


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of james singer
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 3:32 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lone Ranger

I remember him. Why do you suppose that dimwit said that? Obviously he
couldn't or he wouldn't have been able to say it.


On Feb 12, 2008, at 6:18 PM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:

> I heard Vin Scully (legendary Dodgers baseball announcer) say on the
> radio once that a true intellectual was someone who could hear the
> "William Tell Overture" and NOT think of the Lone Ranger.
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of james singer
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 2:45 PM
> To: Garden Chat
> Subject: [CHAT] Lone Ranger
>
> When I was a tot, I listened to the Lone Ranger [whose real name was
> John Reid, and he was the uncle of Dan Reid, who was the father of
> Britt Reid, aka the Green Hornet] on radio, Monday, Wednesday, and
> Friday. As everyone--including those who never heard the Lone Ranger
on
> radio probably know, the show's theme song was Rossini's "William Tell
> Overture."--all that to say whenever I hear the "William Tell
Overture"
> I get a pang of nostalgia for "the days of yesteryear," whatever that
> meant.
>
> Today, I received a CD recorded by Symphonia Fantastique, which,
> apparently, is a group associated with the Indiana University School
of
> Music. What is truly unusual about this quasi-orchestra is that it is
> comprised entirely of tubas, euphoniums, and percussion instruments.
>
> The first track on the CD is the "William Tell Overture." I've never
> heard--nor imagined that I ever would hear--this piece played solely
by
> tubas and euphoniums. Fantastique! Brought a tear to my eye.
>
> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Sunset Zone 25
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
>
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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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