At 12:48 PM 7/7/2008, Jim Brown K9YC wrote:
>My first ham radio mentors made sure that I owned and studied that
>book when I was starting out in 1955.
Did they insult you if you didn't grasp a point?
>One of my contributions is pushing others to learn.
One of the attributes of a mentor is patience. To insult is
to be at cross-purposes to your stated intent.
>Yes, I'm a curmudgeon.
Curmudgeon = 1. Miser 2. A crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old
Does this portray a "mentor"?
Although this thread has been a game of semantics, obvious to all who have
thoroughly read the postings, they have still been instructive to the extent
they have been civil.
Jim, you're doing a lot of good. Infuse it with a bit of humility and no one
will put you on their "delete" list. :-)
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