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[TowerTalk] SKOSH?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] SKOSH?
From: (Kenneth D. Grimm)
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 1997 10:05:46 -0400
Roger L. Elowitz wrote:

> <humor alert><humor alert><humor alert><humor alert><humor alert>
> (for those who have better things to do with their lives than read this)
> Gentlemen,
> Please refrain from using the politically incorrect word >skosh<.  This word
> is an ethnic slur that is derived from the frugal nature of the Scottish
> people......I think. A >skosh< amount of something, as in.... a tiny
> measurement.... say,... "in reducing your SWR a skosh" calls to mind a
> trivial amount not worth dealing with. Nevertheless, amateurs of Scotch
> ancestry might be offended.

Offended?  OFFENDED??? We're Scots, or Scottish.  Scotch is what we
drink, ya wee lid! 

Ken K4XL

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