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by stan
Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:27 am
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: Global warming.
Replies: 828
Views: 83273

Where have you been, Freethinker?
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:22 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: I've found the coffin of Jesus, says film director
Replies: 5
Views: 2415

Image

Here's one of them.
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:17 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Human bones find lead to discovery of Saxon warlord's grave
Replies: 54
Views: 17629

The Japanese knotweed is getting the upper hand here for sure.
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 4:38 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Human bones find lead to discovery of Saxon warlord's grave
Replies: 54
Views: 17629

A lot of our elms have died, too. The use of suckers to try to revitalize a species has been used here with remnants of the American chestnut, which was the mainstay of the eastern forests until...maybe 200 - 150 years ago, when it was destroyed by the chestnut "blight." So far I don't think there h...
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Human bones find lead to discovery of Saxon warlord's grave
Replies: 54
Views: 17629

millions of acres of forest have been planted in the intervening period.
I wasn't aware of this. Kudos! Are these being harvested, or are they reverting to a "natural" state?

You say the Dutch Elms have been wiped out and then recovered several times?
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Oh Christ!!
Replies: 608
Views: 106149

That won't work with me Stan, I'm Jewish.
:D

Well, it takes all kinds!
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:38 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Oh Christ!!
Replies: 608
Views: 106149

Yet another hoax to separate folks from their money. :roll:
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Human bones find lead to discovery of Saxon warlord's grave
Replies: 54
Views: 17629

Digit wrote: Britain, Monk, was settled initially across the land bridge, ... I didn't realize I asked for this history lesson, but I truly appreciate it from a 'native' point of view. Maybe it was I whom Digit meant to lecture, since I suggested that ancient finds were everywhere. I appreciate the...
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:44 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Human bones find lead to discovery of Saxon warlord's grave
Replies: 54
Views: 17629

To my British Friends: Flying back to the US from a trip to Italy, I once sat on a transatlantic plane with an Irishman. After I told him I had been to Italy, he said I shouldn't have bothered going there, when I could have just as easily gone to Ireland to see art, architecture, and archaeology. I ...
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Human bones find lead to discovery of Saxon warlord's grave
Replies: 54
Views: 17629

Another fine mess you gotten us into Stanley.
Now what have I done??

(I love the fact that Stan Laurel was British and Oliver Hardy was from Georgia, USA.)
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:29 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Deleted
Replies: 1522
Views: 213207

Seems to me that virtually all contested artifacts/sites will have to be subjected to the same state-of-the-art dating techniques to straighten all this out.
by stan
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Human bones find lead to discovery of Saxon warlord's grave
Replies: 54
Views: 17629

Welcome, Autumn Lady.
Jolly good, pip pip, and all that!

Has anyone seen a photo of the brass bowl?

Ta!
by stan
Sun Feb 25, 2007 7:23 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Fingerprints of the Gods - Book Review
Replies: 846
Views: 291025

For me "It's only a flesh wound." goes back to 50's radio programs
like The Lone Ranger.
by stan
Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:46 am
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: Fingerprints of the Gods - Book Review
Replies: 846
Views: 291025

Forum Monk, I missed the MP reference...would you mind repeating it?
Thanks
Was it "Too much information"?

Stan (alias Starch Grain)
by stan
Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:08 pm
Forum: Archived Discussion Forum
Topic: More Archaeology
Replies: 85
Views: 28852

I once dated a starchy girl.