What's that famous phrase Charlie Brown uses???? AAAARRRRRGGGHHHHHHH!!
I know when I'm beat... I surrender...
Now I do know what a sackbut is/was.
.... Awww ferget it..
Chris BONDE wrote:
> At 02:13 PM 2002-08-22 -0400, Richard M. Gillingham wrote:
>> Watt's a ploof reeder??
>> Gil, W1RG
> Watt was an engineer who improved on the steam engine. He was not a
> ploof reeder.
> A reeder is one who thatchers, with reeds, the old roofs. Or is one
> who fits musical instruments with a reed or two reeds.
> A ploof is an ancient wind instrument with one reed, actuated by a
> bellows that is moved by plops, ploops etc.
> The method of reeding was held so obscure the Watt would never known
> how to reed a ploof.
> <: + )}
> Chris opr VE7HCB
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