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RE: Way OT - Fedex Ground

Given the week I've had with very literate, well-educated people behaving in
an incredibly ignorant manner, I'm not so sure the education is worth it!

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
Behalf Of Bonnie Holmes
Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 7:02 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Way OT - Fedex Ground

So true, Sue.  I too have neighbors, friends, and relatives who drive
trucks and are responsible and helpful.  I did not mean to imply that all
truckers are ignorant.  However, even those who drive agree that there are
a sizable number who can't read or can't follow a map.  You live in a
highly regulated state.  Here, in my county, for example, there are no
building codes for non-public buildings and my licensed electrician, who I
admire and trust, cannot read and admits it.  Only 19% of my state has a
degree beyond high school and a sizable number have never completed high
school so we have a large number who are functionally illiterate.  It is a
serious problem in some areas.

While some companies have strict policies and training, there are many
independent truckers and drivers in this area who are not under such rules
nor benefit from company training.

Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN

> [Original Message]
> From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 05/20/2004 2:50:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Way OT - Fedex Ground
> In a message dated 05/20/2004 3:45:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> sue.nyc@att.net writes:
> > want to clarify a few stereotypes and misconceptions
> I, for one, know you are right, Sue.  The few drivers I have known well
> all hard-working upstanding citizens, except for my ex-daughter-in-law
who got
> a CDL to drive a truck hauling gravel while she was still married to my
> She is an extremely bright woman, even if a total b*****.  The bottom
line is
> that stereotypes are usually wrong.
>  If there is something wrong at FedEx ground, it probably starts with the
> management.  I didn't even know there was such - the FedEx I have used
> over at least  15 years has worked very well for me, and the drivers have
> very bright, steady fellows. I'm sorry to hear about the problems with
> other.
> Auralie
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