>From the pages of www.dictionary.com
>1. Any of various small, chiefly insectivorous mammals of the family
>resembling a mouse but having a long pointed snout
>and small eyes and ears. Also called shrewmouse.
The wonders of the Internet - the question was already answered by
breakfast-time over here. Thanks to the night-shift :-)
>2. A woman with a violent, scolding, or nagging temperament; a scold.
That description definitely doesn't fit Peter's wife Lynne (who is G4FNC
when she's not designing ASICs for H-P).
>----- Original Message -----
>> OK Ian,
>> For those of us in the woodwork with little exposure, what's
>> a shrew..?
>> ps: I wish Peter the best and a quick recovery...
Thanks, Skipp, I'll pass that on.
73 from Ian G3SEK Editor, 'The VHF/UHF DX Book'
'In Practice' columnist for RadCom (RSGB)
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